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Alondra Conducts Mahler 3 – QSO
24 November 2018
Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.3 is one of his brightest, most extroverted scores. Be enthralled by its grandeur, poetic melodies and show-stopping brilliance. It’s a whopping symphony, the forces are huge and it scans a vast perspective of the composer’s views on the human condition. Lilli Paasikivi returns to Queensland Symphony Orchestra from her native Finland to sing this vocally-infused work. Previously, she sang in our Das Lied von der Erde and the Rückert Lieder to great acclaim. Lilli Passsikivi is a supreme storyteller. Her voice is not only beautiful but an ideal match for Mahler’s magnificent works. Get ready to be amazed! Queensland Symphony Orchestra Music Director is proudly supported by Tim Fairfax AC.
Held on Saturday 24 November from 7.30pm, Concert Hall, QPAC
Conductor Alondra de la Parra Music Director Mezzo Soprano Lilli Paasikivi
Women’s Chorus from The Australian Voices
Children’s Chorus from Voices of Birralee