National Philharmonic Symphonic Blockbusters: Mahler's "Titan" and Soovin Kim
Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 8:00 PM
Music Center at Strathmore
This performance will also be held on:
Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:00 PM
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Soovin Kim, violin
One of the last great symphonies of the 19th century, Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, “Titan,” celebrates the greatness of the Romantic Era. Filled with unforgettable melodies and rousing climaxes, the work can serve as a welcoming introduction to Mahler. Violin virtuoso Soovin Kim is featured in two contrasting works by Dvorák and Saint-Saëns.
WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger
DVORÁK Romance for Violin
SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
MAHLER Symphony No. 1, “Titan”
*A free pre-concert lecture will be offered in the Education Center. 7pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.