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My latest review has now been posted on Bachtrack:
With the seemingly boundless D major chord that ends Mahler’s Third Symphony as final benediction, the departing audience encountered a series of suspended chimes in gentle tintinnabulation: part of a recent installation in Benayoya Hall’s grand lobby by Trimpin, Seattle Symphony’s composer-in-residence.
I love Mahler. He is definitely one of my top favorite composers. Mahler always seems to transport me to another place; a musical, sonic heaven, perhaps. 114 more words
In 1865, Gustav Mahler’s mother Marie asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up. “A martyr,” he answered. He was five. And while this statement gave a pretty clear indication of just how happy-go-lucky the man would be in adulthood, it’s clear that he was already more jaded at that age than I am at twenty-eight. 1,035 more words