ELIAHU INBAL: MAHLER 6
6 Apr 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
“Of all his works this was the most personal… We were both in tears… so deeply did we feel this music and the sinister premonitions it disclosed.” – Alma Mahler.
Eliahu Inbal, conductor
MAHLER Symphony No. 6 in A minor “Tragic”
Written in an apparently happy period of his life, Mahler’s “Tragic Symphony” is often described in the exact opposite of terms: nihilistic, dark, foreboding. The tender slow movement aside, it “ends in hopelessness and the dark night of the soul” with its infamous hammer blows.
Esplanade Concert Hall
1 Esplanade Drive