Mahler NH Philharmonic collaboration with Keene & PSU Choirs
February 18, 2024 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please join us for a first ever collaboration between the NH Philharmonic and Plymouth State University and Keene State College choirs! The NH Philharmonic is a 70-person symphonic orchestra and collegiate singers, faculty, and alumni will join together to form a 100-person chorus to present Gustav Mahler’s Symphony number 2 in C minor- The Resurrection Symphony. This is not to be missed!
This immersive concert revolves around the monumental Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” by Gustav Mahler. A colossal work of both intense emotion and grand scale, Mahler’s second symphony is an exploration of life, death, and ultimate transcendence. The piece weaves a dramatic narrative, moving from the tumultuous funeral rites of the first movement to the serene, celestial vision of the final chorus. Throughout the symphony, Mahler’s distinctive sound-world blends human voice and orchestra, creating a profound dialogue that transcends musical boundaries. The concert promises to be an extraordinary journey, reflecting the depth and complexity of Mahler’s vision of the world. It offers an opportunity to experience firsthand the monumental power and transformative potential of Mahler’s masterwork. A transcendent evening is in store for all who attend.