Gustav Mahler


17th and 18th April 2020 (Delayed due to pandemic)

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, will also be performed at the Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb.

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor for soprano, alto, choir and orchestra “Resurrection”