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Songs of Destiny – Yajie Zhang and Hartmut Höll

16.6.2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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Music is an omen, at least for Gustav Mahler. Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children) was written three years before the death of his own child. He composed Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), a symphony that ends in a farewell, to avoid the same fate that had led Schubert and Beethovento an early grave – alas, things turned out differently. Legendary lied pianist Hartmut Höll and rising star Yajie Zhangperform Mahler’s songs, whose prophecies came true.

Yajie Zhang, mezzosoprano
Hartmut Höll, piano

Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
Ging heut’ morgen über’s Feld
Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer in mein Brust
Die zwei blauen Augen

Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
Nun will die Sonn’ so hell aufgeh’n
Nun seh’ ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen
Wenn dein Mütterlein tritt zur Tür herein
Oft denk’ ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen
In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus

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Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Der Abschied

Duration of the concert is appr. 2 hours including an intermission. Tickets 49 / 25€, a 50% discount on regular-priced tickets for students and concertgoers under 18 years of age.

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Event location

Naantalin kirkko

Nunnakatu 1

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