Gustav and Gusty

A program with Gustav Mahler as the central figure - works composed by, arranged by, and inspired by the last great composer in the German romantic tradition. Featuring the New York premiere of Absolute Ocean, which Augusta Read Thomas wrote specifically to be performed with the music of Mahler.

Chris Pedro Trakas, baritone
Amelia Watkins, soprano
Allegra Lilly, harp
Jonathan Yates, conductor

Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.

Church of the Good Shepherd
152 West 66th Street, New York, NY

Tickets: $20 ($10 students/seniors)

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  • Augusta Read Thomas Absolute Ocean for solo soprano, solo harp and small orchestra
    (2008 - New York premiere)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven/Gustav Mahler Quartetto Serioso, Op. 95 (arr. for string orchestra)
  • Alfred Schnittke Piano Quartet (1988) (after Mahler)
  • Arnold Schoenberg Six Little Pieces for Piano, Op. 19
  • Gustav Mahler Kindertotenlieder