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Location

David Geffen Hall

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Price Range

$29-129

Duration

1 hr & 30 min no intermission

No Late Seating
Date & Times

14

Apr, 2016

Thursday, 7:30 PM

15

Apr, 2016

Friday, 8:00 PM

16

Apr, 2016

Saturday, 8:00 PM

19

Apr, 2016

Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Event Info

$50 ORCHESTRA SEATS AVAILABLE FOR APRIL 14 & 19

Mahler’s Ninth Symphony has been called “music coming from another world” and “his greatest achievement.” Experience the masterpiece led by acclaimed Mahler interpreter Bernard Haitink. “In the surging, soulful theme the strings played with depth and richness,” The New York Times said of a recent Philharmonic performance.

Program

Mahler

Symphony No. 9

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Artists

Bernard Haitink

Conductor

Bernard Haitink

Conductor

Bernard Haitink

Conductor

Bernard Haitink’s conducting career began 61 years ago with the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in his native Holland. He went on to become chief conductor of Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for 27 years, as well as music director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera and The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, as well as principal conductor of the London Philharmonic, Dresden Staatskapelle, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He is patron of the Radio Philharmonic and conductor emeritus of the Boston Symphony, as well as an honorary member of both the Berlin Philharmonic and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. During the 2015 summer festival season, Bernard Haitink performed at the Salzburg Festival with the Vienna Philharmonic, opened the Lucerne Festival with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and gave further performances at the Lucerne Festival and the BBC Proms with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Mr. Haitink’s 2015–16 season began with the London Symphony Orchestra, whom he conducted in three programs at the Barbican Centre followed by a tour to Japan. In the fall of 2015 he led the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in the Schumann symphonies and concertos in Amsterdam, Lugano, and Vienna. Among the orchestras he revisits this season are the Berlin Philharmonic and the Bavarian Radio, Chicago, and Boston symphony orchestras. He also makes his debut with the orchestra and chorus of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. He is committed to the development of young musical talent, and gives an annual conducting master class at the Lucerne Easter Festival. Also this season, he gives conducting classes to students of Zurich’s Hochschule der Kunst and The Juilliard School. Bernard Haitink has an extensive discography for Phillips, Decca, and EMI, as well as many orchestras’ live recording labels, such as those of the London, Chicago, and Bavarian Radio symphony orchestras. He has received many awards and honors in recognition of his services to music, including several honorary doctorates, an honorary Knighthood and Companion of Honour in the United Kingdom, and the House Order of Orange-Nassau in the Netherlands.

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Alan Gilbert on Mahler 9

Special Thanks

This concert is made possible with generous support from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.

Bernard Haitink's appearance is made possible through the Daisy and Paul Soros Endowment Fund.

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