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MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Das Lied von der Erde

MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium

Basking in the exotic sounds and poetry of the Far East.

Mahler's "Song of the Earth" is a voyage to China during the Tang dynasty. Mahler sets six ancient Chinese poems in the style of the late romantic music of turn-of-the-century Vienna. The program begins with inspiration from Asia Minor and Asia Major, drawing on music old and new to create an unforgettable evening of exotic orchestral sound and imagery.

Violinist Daniel Rafimayeri presented in collaboration with Stulberg International String Competition
Stulberg International String Competition

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Featured Artists

Julian Kuerti, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Charles Reid, tenor
Daniel Rafimayeri, violin, 2019 Stulberg Competition Gold Medalist


STRAUSS    Salome's Dance
BRUCH         Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26
                           Daniel Rafimayeri, 2019 Stulberg Competition Gold Medalist
DU YUN        Hundred Heads
MAHLER      Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)
                          Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano, and Charles Reid, tenor