GUSTAV MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 2 “RESURRECTION” (“AUFERSTEHUNG”)Gustav Mahler
This project is a collaboration between the Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc in Rijeka and Croatian Radio and Television, and is part of the Rijeka – European Capital of Culture 2020 Project.
Rijeka premiere: Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2 in C minor for soprano, alto, choir and orchestra “Resurrection”
Symphony No. 2 in C minor, titled also as Resurrection is the first symphonic work by Gustav Mahler in which the composer made use of human voices after the Ninth Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven. Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer and conductor of Czech origin, who enjoyed the status of the best-known orchestra and opera conductor during his lifetime, is nowadays thought to be one of the most significant composers of the late Romanticism. Of extensive length of around hundred minutes, this concert will be performed with over 200 performers, namely, the extended orchestra, two vocal soloists and a mixed choir. After its Rijeka premiere, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, produced in co-operation with the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra.
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