2011 Season

Mahler: Song of the Earth

When & Where

Concerts
Fri Jul 1 2011
Sat Jul 2 2011 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

Program

Witold Lutosławski: Musique Funebre
Guestav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth)

Description

One of Mahler's final works, this series of songs based on Chinese classical poetry runs the gamut of human experiences with meditations on love, nature, drinking, solitude and the passing of time. The evening opens with Polish composer LutosÅ‚awski's tribute to Bartók.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar
, Conductor
Alexandra Petersamer, Mezzo-Soprano
Christian Elsner, Tenor

Featuring

Carlos Kalmar

Conductor

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