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Exploring the poignancy and humanity of Janáček and Mahler

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Composers Leoš Janáček and Gustav Mahler

Classical KC celebrates the July birthdays of Leoš Janáček and Gustav Mahler. We'll hear Kansas City Symphony performances of Janáček's eerie tone poem The Fiddler's Child and Gustav Mahler's last fully completed work, his Symphony No. 9 in D Major.

Hosts

Dan Margolies
Michael Stern

Program

The Fiddler's Child
by Leoš Janáček
Live performance, February 2020

Symphony No. 9 in D Major
by Gustav Mahler
Live performance, January 2014

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