Season Opener: Mahler’s Titan Plus Pieczonka Sings Schubert
Is it now? (World Première/VSO Commission)
Symphony No. 1, Titan
Approx. 90 Minute Performance
The VSO’s 101st Season opens with Canadian international diva Adrianne Pieczonka singing Schubert’s orchestrated lieder including Der Erlkönig (The Elf King) paired with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 Titan — the Symphony that “changed the genre forever” (The Guardian). Maestro Tausk starts with a new work commissioned from Juno-nominated Bekah Simms, a fresh and brilliant Canadian talent, to open the season. Join us for a pre-concert chat at 7:00pm at the Orpheum.
This concert is part of the 2019-2020 Masterworks Gold series.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Join acclaimed soprano Adrianne Pieczonka in an intimate setting as she instructs the next generation of operatic stars from the VSO School of Music.