SONGS OF THE EARTH FESTIVAL: MAHLER SONG OF THE EARTH

Presented by Houston Symphony at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston TX

Feb 10 - 12 2023
SONGS OF THE EARTH FESTIVAL: MAHLER SONG OF THE EARTH

In 1907, Gustav Mahler suffered a series of hardships: the death of his four-year-old daughter, the loss of his post as director of the Vienna Court Opera, and the diagnosis of a serious heart condition. From the depths of tragedy emerged one of his most stunningly powerful masterpieces, the “song-symphony” Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth). World-renowned vocalists Sasha Cooke and Clay Hilley join Music Director Juraj Valčuha and the orchestra for this soul-stirring meditation on life and death, featuring poignant text drawn from ancient Chinese poetry. Evocative music

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 10, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 11, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 12, 2023 at 02:30 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002

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