A journey from the somber to the sublime. Gemma New conducts Mahler’s ode to his wife, Mozart’s eloquent dirge, Schubert’s most beloved symphony, Jessie Montgomery’s vivid musical depiction of the Lower East Side of her youth, and Carlos Simon’s Beethoven-inspired paean to triumph over fate.
Adagietto (Sehr langsam), from Symphony No. 5 (1901–02)
Masonic Funeral Music, K.477 / 479a (1785)
Jessie MONTGOMERY (b. 1981)
Records from a Vanishing City (2016)
Carlos SIMON (b. 1986)
Fate Now Conquers (2020)
Symphony in B minor, Unfinished (1822)
1. Allegro moderato
2. Andante con moto
The Annual Free Memorial Day Concert is presented by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.
Performance Video Directed by Habib Azar