Mahler’s valedictory symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde is one of his most personal and beautiful works. The six songs are settings of translated ancient Chinese poems that celebrate life’s joys and mourn life’s brevity. It is performed this evening alongside Mahler’s final symphonic statement, the Adagio from his unfinished Tenth Symphony.
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