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Athens State Orchestra:
Mahler Cycle IX



A great favourite with Athenian audiences, Slovenian veteran conductor Uroš Lajovic will conduct the great Austrian Romantic symphonist’s Third Symphony, a hymn to Nature’s idyllic aspect, as well as its wild, ‘Dionysiac’ side. As in most of his symphonies, the scrupulous ‘magnifying glass’ of Mahler’s thought produces a unique balance between highly intricate rhetorical statements and a profound lyricism that is both simple and unaffected.

-Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Lilli Paasikivi mezzo-soprano

The ERT [National Broadcasting Corporation] Chorus
The Athens Mixed Municipal Choir
The Rosarte Children’s Choir
The Athens State Orchestra
Conducted by Uroš Lajovic

Free introductory talk for ticket holders at 19:45

Kindly supported by the Embassy of Slovenia in Athens