October 25-30 Maija Einfelde and Mahler

zMaija Einfelde and Mahler
BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler's all-embracing ninety-minute Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, featuring the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, along with Chinese soprano Ying Fang and Argentine-born mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink.

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TICKETS: October 25, 8PM

TICKETS: October 26, 1:30PM

TICKETS: October 27, 8PM

TICKETS: October 30, 8PM

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  • Video: A short introduction to Mahler's all-embracing. ninety-minute Symphony No. 2, Resurrection.
  • Video Podcast: Mahler
  • Brian Bell spends 60 seconds to introduce the program of October 25-30, 2018.

Andris Nelsons, conductor (Mahler)
James Burton, conductor (Einfelde)

Ying Fang, soprano
Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus, James Burton, conductor

Maija EINFELDE Lux aeterna, for mixed chorus
MAHLER Symphony No. 2, Resurrection

BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler's all-embracing ninety-minute Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, featuring the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, along with Chinese soprano Ying Fang and Argentine-born mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink. The third movement is a setting of "Urlicht," a poem from Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a source of texts for many of Mahler's songs, and the vast finale includes a setting for chorus and soprano of verses from Klopstock's poem "Resurrection." James Burton will conduct Maija Einfelde's Lux aeterna, for mixed chorus, the first of two Latvian works performed this year to mark the centenary of the country's independence.