ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 3
- Voted one of the ten greatest symphonies of all time by conductors in BBC Music Magazine. Benjamin Zander calls the opening of the piece "One of the most distinctive and memorable of any symphony."
- Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3 was written between 1893 and 1896. It was premiered on June 9, 1902 with Mahler conducting.
- Learn more about Mahler's 3rd Symphony at Music Web with a synopsis about the piece as well as reviews of notable recordings.
- Known for the richness of her mezzo-soprano voice, Susan Platts will be soloist with the Boston Philharmonic for this final concert of the season!
"Platts's dark, fervent mezzo was perhaps the most superbly Mahlerian voice of the evening, emerging out of a full orchestra with a setting sun's warm glow" - Globe and Mail
All dates, repertoire, venues, and artists subject to change.