Celebrate the new Miami season as Franz Welser-Möst conducts Mahler’s Third Symphony, a "great hymn to the glory of every aspect of creation." In this gargantuan work, Mahler wrote into music what the great outdoors had taught him in long summer hikes across mountains and meadows, what he'd learned of humanity on earth and angels in heaven. And ending, dramatically, in one of the most beautiful slow movements ever written, in which Mahler achingly etches the enduring beauty and power of love.
At a Glance
MAHLER - Symphony No. 3
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Symphony No. 3
by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
1. Kräftig. Entschieden. [Forceful. Decisive.]
2. Tempo di Menuetto. Sehr mässig. [Very moderate.]
3. Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast. [Without haste.]
4. Sehr langsam. [Very slow.] Misterioso.
5. Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck
[Joyous in tempo and jaunty in expression.]
6. Langsam. Ruhevoll. Empfunden.
[Slow. Peaceful. Deeply felt.]
with Bernarda Fink, soprano
and the University of Miami Frost Symphony Women's Chorus
and the Miami Children's Chorus
The concert is performed without intermission
and will end at about 9:45 p.m.
About the Music
Commentary and historical background about the music are printed in program books distributed free-of-charge at most Cleveland Orchestra concerts. The program notes are usually available on-line ahead of time.
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