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Death, rebirth and transcendence: Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony

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Gustav Maher (1909) and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1897)

Join co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies as they explore Gustav Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 2 in C minor, known as the "Resurrection." We'll also hear the trumpet blasts and celebratory bells of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter Overture led by guest conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto.

An agreement with the Kansas City Symphony allows us to share audio for this program up to four weeks after the program's original air date. You can listen to currently available episodes here.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Carlos Miguel Prieto, guest conductor
Live performance, November 2011

Symphony No. 2 in C Minor — “Resurrection”
by Gustav Mahler
Kelley O’Connor — mezzo soprano
Jessica Rivera — soprano
Kansas City Symphony Chorus — Charles Bruffy, director
Live performance, February 2012

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