Brahms’ First Symphony
- Times: Starting: 3:00 PM
- From: February 25, 2018 to February 25, 2018
- Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
- Address: 1 Center Street, Victoria Theater, Newark, NJ 07102
Rune Bergmann conductor Marianne Beate Kielland mezzo-soprano New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Brahms took 14 years to write his first symphony, a masterwork for all time. Celebrated Norwegian mezzo-soprano Marianne Beate Kielland journeys through Mahler’s searching Wayfarer, one delight from an unforgettable evening of late-Romantic treasures. Wagner Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Wagner’s opera was a departure in many ways from his usual style, but its overture retains his vivid sense of triumph and passion. Mahler Songs of a Wayfarer Mercurial and ecstatic, Mahler’s charming themes appear later in his first symphony. This, his first song cycle, announced his genius to the world. Brahms Symphony No. 1 Brahms, in awe of Beethoven’s Ninth, aspired to equal it in the finale of this proud and majestic symphony.