Mahler

Musical Discoveries of the Third Kind

You may recall the motion picture Close Encounters of the Third Kind that centers about a groundbreaking encounter with extraterrestrials. If groundbreaking classical music discoveries are what you seek, you…

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Whether to Laugh or Cry

Two recent items published on-line by the League of American Orchestras reminded me of the importance of allowing music to speak for itself – to deliver its own message. The…

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The Power of Love

We all know what it is like to feel incredibly close to someone – even if we have never been able to express these feelings to that special someone. This…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 69 – DARKNESS TO LIGHTNESS

Music – like our feeling states – can change on a dime! Find out how Mahler did this in his Symphony No. 1.  

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“Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed The Firebird concert last Sunday! Not being very familiar with Stravinsky’s music, I guess I expected a lot of atonal sounds, but found the work exciting and challenging – aided greatly by the educational exercises Maestro Maull had us do. It was also great to see so many young people there – that is wonderful outreach you offer. Best wishes for another great season!”

— Discover The Firebird attendee

 

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