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Thursday, December 16

American Symphony Orchestra: Mahler in New York

Thursday, December 16, 2021
7 PM - 10 PM

This performance is now sold out. Doors will open at 6 pm for the pre-concert talk with Music Director Leon Botstein at 7 pm. Ticketholders should arrive at the Cathedral no later than 7:30 to ensure a seat for the performance. There will be a standby line for patrons without tickets that will be seated after 7:50 pm, so please plan your arrival time accordingly.


George Whitefield Chadwick (1854-1931)
Melpomene Overture (1887)

Henry Hadley (1871-1937)
The Culprit Fay, Op. 62 (1908)

Alphons Diepenbrock (1862-1921)
Hymne an die Nacht (1899)

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Adagio from Symphony No. 10 (1910)


Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano

The program paints a portrait of Mahler’s residency in New York City through works by his lesser-known contemporaries including George Whitefield Chadwick, Alphons Diepenbrock, and Henry Hadley. Mahler’s famous Adagio from his Symphony No. 10 will also be performed.

“We are overjoyed at our return to the stage after the restrictions of the past year and to once again be able to play for our beloved audiences in person. To celebrate this especially meaningful event on the occasion of our 60th anniversary season makes it even more significant.” —Leon Botstein

The performance is free, reservations can be made below. Ticket holders will need to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, more information on the Cathedral's COVID-19 policy can be found here.

Doors will open at 6 pm
Ticket holders are welcome to join us for a pre-concert talk at 7 pm
Program will begin at 8 pm

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