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Simon Rattle conducts Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

A grandiose interpretation of Mahler’s Seventh Symphony in 1999 made a significant contribution to the Berliner Philharmoniker selecting Simon Rattle as their chief conductor. The work has been programmed once again, kicking off the 2016-17 season. According to the composer, it is “predominantly of a cheerful character”. But the optimism, particularly of the jubilant Finale, always remains fragile, threatened ambiguously by the abyss.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle Conductor

Pierre Boulez

Éclat (1st Version for 15 instruments from 1965)

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 7

Dates and Tickets

Sat, 12 Nov 2016, 20:00

Ann Arbor, Hill Auditorium

Promoter/Booking

University Musical Society

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(photo: Archiv Berliner Philharmoniker)