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Great Choir: Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016
7:30 PM – 9 PM, CATHEDRAL

Following the astounding performance of Verdi’s Requiem in 2015, GMGS is proud to continue our collaboration with the Manhattan School of Music and Oratorio Society of New York in a presentation of Gustav Mahler’s 8th Symphony. Often referred to as “The Symphony of a Thousand,” this symphony calls for a gargantuan orchestra, an off-stage brass ensemble, two SATB choirs, a children’s choir, and eight soloists.

SOLOISTS
Bryn Holdsworth, soprano
Rachel Rosales, soprano
Janet Todd, soprano
Sara Murphy, mezzo-soprano
Lisa Barone, mezzo-soprano
John Tiranno, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Adam Lau, bass

Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus
Oratorio Society of New York
The Cathedral Choristers of St. John the Divine
Manhattan School of Music Women's Chorus
Manhattan School of Music Symphony

Kent Tritle, conductor

To learn more about the evening's soloists and participating institutions, please click here.

This is the first of two Great Choir performances of Symphony No. 8—the second is on Thursday, February 25th. For more information about the Great Organ performance on April 7th, featuring the debut of David Briggs' organ transcription, please visit this page.

There will be very limited quantities of $10 Day-Of Student Rush tickets for sale (with a valid ID) at the Box Office on the evening of the show. Cash preferred. Box Office opens at 6:30 pm.

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