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Mahler and Ravel

About This Concert

Romantic, artful and expressive, these selections by these three giants (Mahler, Ravel, and Debussy) of early 20th-century music bring meditative warmth to mid-winter evenings.

Program

MAHLER
Blumine, from Symphony No. 1 / 10 min
Rückert Lieder / 17 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

DEBUSSY
Jeux, Poème dansé / 17 min

RAVEL
Pavane for a Dead Princess / 6 min
Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe / 16 min

 

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Artists

Fun Facts

  • Ravel’s Pavane was intended to convey the image of a young Spanish princess dancing a traditional courtly dance.
  • In addition to being a Member of the Order of Australia and recipient of the  Goethe Award, conductor Simone Young was just named Chief Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
  • Debussy, known for his “impressionistic” style, created the intuitively beautiful Jeux in about three weeks.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

IMPORTANT PERFORMANCE UPDATE
Last updated Fri Jan 17 at 2pm

Mahler and Ravel on Fri Jan 17 at 8pm will be performed as scheduled. We understand that transportation to Orchestra Hall may vary by patron due to weather conditions in your area—therefore, we have lifted our normal exchange policy. Should you be unable to attend this performance, please note your tickets are fully exchangeable with no additional fees.

Should weather circumstances deteriorate and impact the performance schedule, updates will be posted here no later than three hours prior to event.

Online exchanges are available for your convenience.

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Mahler and Ravel

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FRI JAN 17 2020 8pm

Additional Dates

Sat Jan 18 20208pm

Simone Young, Conductor | Photo © Klaus Lefebvre

Simone Young, Conductor | Photo © Klaus Lefebvre

IMPORTANT PERFORMANCE UPDATE
Last updated Fri Jan 17 at 2pm

Mahler and Ravel on Fri Jan 17 at 8pm will be performed as scheduled. We understand that transportation to Orchestra Hall may vary by patron due to weather conditions in your area—therefore, we have lifted our normal exchange policy. Should you be unable to attend this performance, please note your tickets are fully exchangeable with no additional fees.

Should weather circumstances deteriorate and impact the performance schedule, updates will be posted here no later than three hours prior to event.

Online exchanges are available for your convenience.

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Poetry Reading with UROC Writers

Mahler Preview with David Keep


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About This Concert

Romantic, artful and expressive, these selections by these three giants (Mahler, Ravel, and Debussy) of early 20th-century music bring meditative warmth to mid-winter evenings.

Program

MAHLER
Blumine, from Symphony No. 1 / 10 min
Rückert Lieder / 17 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

DEBUSSY
Jeux, Poème dansé / 17 min

RAVEL
Pavane for a Dead Princess / 6 min
Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe / 16 min

 

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Ravel’s Pavane was intended to convey the image of a young Spanish princess dancing a traditional courtly dance.
  • In addition to being a Member of the Order of Australia and recipient of the  Goethe Award, conductor Simone Young was just named Chief Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
  • Debussy, known for his “impressionistic” style, created the intuitively beautiful Jeux in about three weeks.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Pre- and Post-Concert Experiences on Friday January 17 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

Poetry Reading with UROC Writers

Poetry Reading with UROC Writers

When: 7:00-7:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
Based in North Minneapolis, the Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) of the University of Minnesota serves the public good through building collaborations dedicated to community development. In celebration of the relationship between poetry and music in this concert, writers from UROC will share original works.

Mahler Preview with David Keep

Mahler Preview with David Keep

When: 7:15-7:45pm
Where: Mezzanine
Theorist and pianist David Keep specializes in the meaning of music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Join David for an engaging talk with Q & A about Mahler in the context of this program.