Berliner Philharmoniker

Mahler Chamber Orchestra: Music from the New World

Concert

Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin

Pieces by Ives, Mahler & Dvořák

© <p>Molinavisuals</p>
© <p>Nikolaj Lund</p>

Concert program

Charles Ives
Sieben Lieder aus der Sammlung 114 Songs
Bearbeitung für Sopran und kleines Orchester von Eberhard Kloke
(Uraufführung - Kompositionsauftrag der Berliner Festspiele / Musikfest Berlin)
Anna Prohaska, Sopran

Eberhard Kloke
The Answered Question für kleines Orchester, op. 131
nach The Unanswered Question von Charles Ives
(Uraufführung - Kompositionsauftrag der Berliner Festspiele / Musikfest Berlin)

INTERMISSION

Gustav Mahler
Sieben frühe Lieder für Sopran und Orchester (Bearbeitung von Eberhard Kloke)
Anna Prohaska, Sopran

Antonín Dvořák
Symphonie Nr. 9 e-Moll, op. 95 »Aus der Neuen Welt«

Description

Antonello Manacorda and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra open our International Chamber Orchestra series with music from the “New World”. Anton Dvorak’s Ninth Symphony, written in New York, clearly expresses the influences of both indigenous and African American melodies – although the work is also unmistakably Bohemian in colour. 2024 marks the 150th birthday of the brilliant Charles Ives, the first American composer to gain truly global recognition. Anna Prohaska sings selected songs by Ives, juxtaposed with songs by Gustav Mahler, his European contemporary.

Cast

Anna Prohaska
Soprano
Antonello Manacorda
Conductor
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Orchestra

Dates

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Berliner Philharmoniker

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