Kishwaukee Symphony to perform Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ May 7

Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler

The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra closes its 39th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, with its spring concert, “The Majesty of Mahler,” in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building.

A free pre-concert lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall.

Led by Music Director and Conductor Linc Smelser, the orchestra wwill be joined by members of the DeKalb Festival Chorus and the Tower Chorale to perform Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (“Resurrection”) by Gustav Mahler. This monumental piece of music requires an enlarged orchestral instrumentation of more than 100, plus a large mixed choir and vocal soloists.

This concert is supported in part by the Ideal Industries Foundation with a generous gift from Jean Juday.

Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to the concert. All seats are general admission (no reserved seating). Individual ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and older and $5 for students and children younger than 12.

For more information, call (815) 756-3728 or email contact@kishorchestra.org.

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