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MET Orchestra Plays Schumann and Mahler at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/3/0300/PM/The-Met-Orchestra/

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Emotional power and soaring melodies define these masterworks by Schumann and Mahler. Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony is a joyful and richly romantic snapshot of the Rhineland. Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), a song cycle for tenor and low voice, features some of his most expressive vocal writing and brilliantly detailed orchestration in a poignant meditation on the transitory nature of life.—Carnegie Hall

The MET Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Karen Cargill, Mezzo-Soprano
Stuart Skelton, Tenor

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish”
MAHLER Das Lied von der Erde

Cover: Esa-Pekka Salonen; photo: courtesy of Carnegie Hall.


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