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Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler

April 26–27, 2013

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Friday, April 26 at 8 pm
Saturday, April 27 at 8 pm
7 pm Preconcert Talk by Christopher H. Gibbs

Tickets: $25, 30, 35, 40

VIDEO: Chorus Master James Bagwell Discusses Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 


Members of the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, and Longy Conservatory Orchestra

Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director
Heather Buck, soprano
Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano

Bard Chamber Singers, The Bard Festival Chorale, and Cappella Festiva | James Bagwell, Chorus Master

Mahler’s overwhelming Second Symphony projects a powerful narrative of life over death that resonates with philosophical issues the composer explored throughout his career. The monumental work builds in the final movement to a magnificent chorus that exalts the Resurrection.

Chorus Master James Bagwell Discusses Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (part 1)

Chorus Master James Bagwell Discusses Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (part 2)