Donald Runnicles Conducts Bruckner

Atlanta Symphony Hall

Performance Dates

Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:00 PM

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Please Note: The performance scheduled for Thursday, October 31, has been cancelled. Ticketholders may exchange into the Saturday, November 2 performance, or another 2019/20 Delta Classical Series concert by calling 404.733.4800. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your support of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

At 24, the future film composer Erich Korngold was already at the height of his powers when he offered up this nostalgic post-war love letter to old Vienna. Rich, haunting and melodious, the poignant art songs Abschiedslieder hint at the creative spark which would one day become the Hollywood sound. Korngold was heir to the musical universe of Wagner and Bruckner, as evidenced in Wagner's entrancing "Good Friday Spell" or in the striking harmonies of Bruckner's Symphony No. 4. This week, two charismatic artists return to Atlanta: Maestro Donald Runnicles and the captivating mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor.

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Program Notes

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Ken Meltzer's Inside The Music

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Orchestral excerpts from Parsifal

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    Lieder des Abschieds

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    Symphony No. 4

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