Masterworks 10: Mahler’s Resurrection

DATE

May 02, 2020 - May 03, 2020

LOCATION:

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

TICKET PRICES:

Masterworks 10: Mahler’s Resurrection

EVENT DETAILS

Saturday, May 2, 2020 8pm
Sunday, May 3, 2020 3pm
Doors open 90 minutes before the concerts.
 

JAMES LOWE, CONDUCTOR
SPOKANE SYMPHONY CHORALE
SARAH SHAFER, SOPRANO

Gustav Mahler said, “A symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything.” The “Resurrection” Symphony, one of his most popular and successful works, answered the metaphysical challenge of Beethoven’s Ninth. Both symphonies share a turbulent beginning and a triumphant conclusion with a choral centerpiece. While Beethoven saved his idealistic resolution until the final movement, Mahler opens with a motive that recurs at the symphony’s culmination. He goes on to explore life, death and immortal triumph for the human soul on a vast scale, until, in the finale, off-stage instruments explode the musical space, engulfing the listener in dimensions far beyond the concert hall.

THE MUSIC

Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”

ABOUT THE GUEST ARTIST

Soprano Sarah Shafer has been praised by the Philadelphia Inquirer  for her “crystalline sound, perfectly true intonation, glowing warmth, and total presence” and named “remarkable, artistically mature … a singer to watch” by Opera NewsMORE

MAKING CONCERTS FUN!

  • Come for a talk about the music one hour before each concert (doors open 90 minutes early)
  • Phones on and silent allowed 
  • Bring your drinks to your seats
  • Clap when you like what you hear

TICKET INFORMATION

Phone: 509-624-1200
Box Office: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue
Open Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm

BUY TICKETS FOR SATURDAY EVENING AT 8PM  
BUY TICKETS FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 3PM  

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