"Song of the Night"

James Conlon, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, July 25, 2013
4:30 PM
Donor Gates Open
5:00 PM
Public Gates Open
8:00 PM
Concert Starts

Reserved $50/$25
Lawn $10
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Mahler: Symphony No. 7

Program Notes

Music Director James Conlon has been a key player in Ravinia’s love affair with Mahler, dating back to our famous summer of ’79 when James Levine and guest conductors including Conlon led all the symphonies in a single summer, and Conlon’s own essaying of the complete series that concluded in 2011. Bird calls, cow bells, a Viennese waltz tune, chamber-like interludes featuring harp, guitar and mandolin—all of this abounds in a work legendary Mahler interpreter Bruno Walter called “meaningfully and humanly revealing,” performed by what is widely regarded as the greatest Mahler orchestra in the world.


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