Win Tickets to SF Symphony + Watch the Premiere of Keeping Score

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Mahler's Symphony No. 6New episodes of Keeping Score presented by The San Francisco Symphony and music director Michael Tilson Thomas, exploring the life and music of Gustav Mahler, premiere on KQED April 14 at 9pm. This year marks the centenary of the death of Mahler, the Austrian-Bohemian composer whose work was banned in Europe during the Nazi era.

To celebrate the premiere (you can watch a preview here!), we are giving away a pair of tickets to see Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 on May 13, 2011 at 8pm. Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, this piece, sometimes called the "Tragic" symphony, is the same of which a recording that took place immediately following the events of September 11 won the Grammy Award in 2001.

To enter, answer the following question correctly on our Facebook page and ALSO send the correct answer with your real name to

What is the name of the town in which composer Gustav Mahler’s summer villa was located that so deeply influenced his work?

A. Maiernigg, Austria
B. Jihlava, Czech Republic
C. Bregenz, Austria

You can find out the answer from watching Keeping Score! From all correct entries, we will randomly select a winner for one pair of tickets.

The deadline to enter this contest is Monday, April 18 at 12pm. Winners will be notified later that day.

Value of each ticket is $99.

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