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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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"Mostly Mahler"
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6 reviews
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attended May 01 2011

This was a wonderful event and a great way to cap the end of the Washington Chorus' 50th year. The Chorus was sublime! The soloists were wonderful! An ~20 min synopsis of Carl Maria von Weber's comedic opera, Die Drei Pintos, which Mahler had...continued

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attended May 01 2011

Absolutely superb concert! We thought the first half couldn't be beat and were we wrong! The Washington chorus is exhuberent, highly musically gifted and did more than justice to as wonderful a choral composer as Mahler. When the choral group...continued

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Description

In this 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, The Washington Chorus marks the recent major Mahler anniversaries – 150 years since his birth and 100 years since his death.

Evelyn Lear, narrator

Colleen Daly, soprano

Karen Foster, soprano

Othalie Graham, soprano

Shannon Magee, mezzo-soprano

Jennifer Roderer, mezzo-soprano

Jeffrey Springer, tenor

Pawel Izdebski, bass

Jason Stearns, bass

Children from the Washington National Cathedral, Michael McCarthy, Director

Vocal Soloists provided by the Evelyn Lear and Thomas Stewart Emerging Singers Program from the Wagner Society of Washington, D.C.

Program

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 – Veni Creator Spiritus

Mahler: Rückert-Lieder No. 3, Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 – Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck Bimm Bamm

Weber: Die drei Pintos: Act III Finale (Mahler completion)

Mahler: Das Klagende Lied – First movement Waldmärchen Forest Legend (Original 1879 version)

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 Resurrection Finale