Bernstein declared the monumental Song of the Earth to be Mahler's greatest symphony.
The concert begins with Mozart's lavish Prague Symphony.
DONALD RUNNICLES CONDUCTS
KELLEY O'CONNOR MEZZO-SOPRANO
RUSSELL THOMAS TENORMOZART Symphony No. 38,
"Prague"MAHLER The Song of the Earth (Das Lied von der Erde)
"O'Connor proved a sort of musical oracle, enunciating lines as dusky and profound as they were beautiful." Cleveland Plain Dealer