Mahler Symphony No. 6

Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 7:30pm PT Music Director Thomas Dausgaard conducts Mahler’s tragic Sixth Symphony. Driven, bitter and sweet by turns, the music is haunted by echoes of a military march stalking through the symphony. Brief moments of nostalgia suggest hope might win — but in the end, Mahler revealed, the mighty hammer-blows of fate fell the hero “like the stroke of an ax.” Program: R. STRAUSS: Burleske MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 Thomas Dausgaard, conductor Francesco Piemontesi, piano Seattle Symphony 2021–2022 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Thomas Dausgaard’s position is generously underwritten as the Harriet Overton Stimson Music Director. Danielle Kuhlmann and the horn section are generously sponsored by Jan and Brit Etzold.

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