Gustav Mahler http://tpr.org en A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World http://tpr.org/post/debut-symphony-embraced-world Conducting <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16039387/gustav-mahler" target="_blank">Gustav Mahler</a>'s First Symphony is an exhilarating and demanding task. Although it's one of his shortest symphonies (at about 55 minutes), it is an epic journey that requires countless hours of analysis and examination of the score. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:10:55 +0000 editor 29953 at http://tpr.org A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World San Antonio Symphony Concludes Season With Mahler http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-symphony-concludes-season-mahler <p>The<strong> San Antonio Symphony </strong>rounds out the 2012-13 season with the epic <em>Third Symphony</em> by Gustav Mahler. Joining them are the women of the San Antonio Mastersingers, the Children's Chorus of San Antonio, and mezzo-soprano Dana Beth Miller.</p><p>Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing discusses the work in the video below, in which he reminds us this symphony is perhaps the longest in the standard repertoire. There is also a last minute substitution, Vance Woolf will play the posthorn solo, as principal trumpeter John Carroll is ill.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 16:48:19 +0000 John Clare 12376 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Symphony Concludes Season With Mahler