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Viennese Atmosphere with Mahler, Weill, Korngold 

Gil Goldstein, accordion 
Tom Manuel, trumpet
Laura Metcalf, cello
Paolo Bartolani, piano

GustavMahler is considered one of the last of the Romantic composers and, as a result, he had a large influence on the development of twentieth-century music. Mahler’s music was in fact greatly admired by major composers such as Benjamin Britten, Richard Strauss, Kurt Weill and others.
What do Weill, Korngold and Mahler have in common? All of them spent a period of their live in the United States. they were Austro-German Jews and were able to incorporate different music genres into their scores from German Romanticism to Broadway to jazz.  
Kurt Weill wrote several works for the theatre stage and a number of works on Jewish themes. He became a United States citizen on August 27, 1943. Kurt Weill’s music continues to be performed both in popular and classical contexts.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold was a child prodigy, talented German opera composer, and celebrated throughout Hollywood for his film scores. Gustav Mahler, upon meeting the young Erich Korngold, called him a “musical genius.”

“Music must be like the world,” remarked Mahler to Sibelius. “It must embrace everything.” Vienna Atmosphere: Mahler, Weill, Korngold presents an unusual and original combination of musical instruments (Gil Goldstein, composer / arranger / accordionist, Tom Manuel, trumpetist, composer, director of the Jazz Loft,  Laura Metcalf , cellist, artistic director of GatherNYC and Paolo Bartolani, pianist,  artistic director of Rites of Spring Music Festival) with a program of Viennese composers who combined American musical style and folk / cabaret European songs to celebrate the new world era.

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Jun 29 2023


6:00 pm



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