The Curse of the Ninth
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
Beethoven (arr. Mahler) -
Leonore Overture No. 3
Alma Mahler -
Sieben Lieder (Seven Songs)
Beethoven (completed by Cooper) -
Symphony No. 10, First Movement
Symphony No. 10, “Adagio”
Beethoven and Mahler are both famously placed on the list of composers who did not live to complete their tenth symphony, suggesting there was indeed a “curse of the Ninth Symphony.” This unique program embraces the unfinished works by each.
Want an autographed copy of a BSO recording?
Maestra Alsop will be signing CD's after the performance and CD’s will be available for purchase. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity.