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Darkness And Light With Mahler And Debussy

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Moritz Näher / Atelier Nadar
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Composers Gustav Mahler and Claude Debussy

This week we'll hear a performance of Gustav Mahler's epic Symphony No. 7, plus a colorful orchestration of Debussy's En blanc et noir with guest conductor Jun Märkl. Hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies will enlighten each piece with historical context and musical connections.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

En blanc et noir
by Claude Debussy
arranged for orchestra by Robin Holloway
Jun Märkl, guest conductor
Live performance, February 2017

Symphony No. 7
by Gustav Mahler
Live performance, January 2018

Dan Margolies is senior reporter and editor at KCUR. He can be reached by email at dan@kcur.org or on Twitter @DanMargolies.
Sam Wisman is Assistant Producer at 91.9 Classical KC.