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Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand
A work of gigantic proportions
About the Concert

Saturday, May 27, 2023, 7:30 pm
Cincinnati Music Hall

James Conlon, conductor
Sarah Wegener, soprano
Camilla Tilling, soprano
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano
Briana Hunter, mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks, tenor
José Antonio López, baritone
Christian Immler, bass
May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Lisa Wong, director
May Festival Youth ChorusMatthew Swanson, director
Cincinnati BoychoirJason Holmes, artistic director
Cincinnati Youth ChoirRobyn Lana, managing artistic director
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Louis Langrée, music director

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Gustav MAHLER: Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major, Symphony of a Thousand

I. Hymnus: Veni, Creator Spiritus
II. Final Scene from Goethe’s Faust

George Frideric HANDEL: “Hallelujah” from Messiah

Tonight’s concert will last approximately 95 minutes. There is no intermission.

Tonight’s concert is sponsored by Ethan and Doreen Stanley in memory of Ethan Bates Stanley II.

The appearance of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is generously supported by the Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund of the Greenacres Foundation.

The appearances of Sarah Wegener and Christian Immler are made possible in part by generous endowment gifts from the friends and family of the Joan P. and Oliver L. Baily Fund.

The appearances of Barry Banks and Jose Antonio Lopez are made possible in part by a generous endowment gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy R. Brooks.

The appearances of Camilla Tilling and Lauren Snouffer are made possible in part by Melinda and Irwin Simon.

The appearance of Briana Hunter is made possible in part by Hixson Architecture Engineering Services.

The appearance of Kate Lindsey is made possible in part by a generous endowment gift from Mary and Joe Stern.

The encore performance of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah is given in memory of Betty Wohlgemuth, with funds generously provided by The Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation.

The appearance of Matthew Swanson in this evening’s performance is made possible in part by David and Elaine Billmire.