Oregon Mahler Festival Concerts
The Third Annual Oregon Mahler Festival Concert will be held at Lake Oswego High School on July 29, 2017 at 7:30PM..
Advance concert tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets.
Lake Oswego High School
The third concert of the Oregon Mahler Festival will feature Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3. This titanic work is Mahler's longest symphony and is the longest symphony in the standard repertoire, with a typical performance lasting around 90 to 105 minutes. The work was composed in 1892-1896.
The work has six movements, grouped into two Parts:
Mahler originally provided a programme to explain the narrative of the piece consisting of a title for each of the six movements:
This symphony is scored for a huge orchestra plus a chorus:
4 flutes (doubling piccolos)
4 oboes (4th oboe doubles English horn)
3 clarinets in B-flat, A, C (3rd clarinet doubling bass clarinet)
2 E-flat clarinets
4 bassoons (4th bassoon doubles contrabassoon)
8 horns in F
4 trumpets in F
1st and 2nd violins
Further information about this symphony is available on Wikipedia.
General admission to the concert is $25 ($15 Students/Seniors).
It's Mahler Time!