Mahler 4

Mar 21-24, 2024

Overview

Susanna Mälkki conducts a thought-provoking program anchored by Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. This celestial score, which includes a cryptic dance of death, is announced with sleigh bells and a rustic melody that ends with a child’s view of heaven, delivered here by soprano Ying Fang. Principal Flute Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson is the soloist in a newly commissioned concerto written for him by the esteemed Lowell Liebermann.

Schedule
Program
Wagner

Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin

Liebermann

Flute Concerto No. 2 [World Premiere, CSO Commission]

Debussy

Syrinx, L. 129 [Mar. 24 Encore]

Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson flute

Mahler

Symphony No. 4

Performers
Conductor
Principal Flute
The Erika and Dietrich M. Gross Principal Flute Chair
Soprano

Extras

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College Night

Prior to Thursday's performance, join the CSO Student Ambassadors for a casual dinner and a Q&A with a $15 all-inclusive student ticket »


Preconcert Dining

Enhance your concert experience by dining at Forte featuring contemporary Mediterranean cuisine or the Thomas Club featuring traditional American fare. Learn more »


Preconcert Conversation

Explore the music in a free preconcert conversation featuring Daniel Schlosberg in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The talk will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.

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