The Houston Symphony presents Mahler & Dvorák, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday, September 14-17.
Our classical series begins with two visions of “The Heavenly Life.”
Imbued with the rhythms of Czech folk music, Dvorák’s Te Deum evokes a rustic spirituality and features an electrifying ending. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 conjures a world of innocence and wonder, especially in its vocal finale.
A child’s vision of heaven, this song for soprano and orchestra features Mojca Erdmann, who has been praised for the “filigree delicacy” of her voice, which spins “a silver net of glittering jewels” (Opera News).
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Mojca Erdmann (pictured, photo by Felix Broede), soprano
Nicholas Brownlee, baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus
Betsy Cook Weber, director
DVORÁK Te Deum
MAHLER Symphony No. 4