Michael Tilson Thomas

CATEGORY: Thinkers
COMPANY: San Francisco Symphony

WHAT MAKES HIM HAUTE: Thomas is Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, founder and Artistic Director of the New World Symphony, and Principle Guest Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra. Starting in 2004, Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony have embarked on a multi-tiered media project known as Keeping Score, which was designed to make classical music more accessible to a new, and youthful, audience.