Gustav Mahler in his Symphony no. 2 looks for answers to elementary questions. He speaks up on the metaphysics and religion. The title “Ressurection” includes a clear theological message. “In my two symphonies there is nothing but the full contents of my life”—the composer was supposed to say. Soon after finishing the Symphony no. 2 he decided to get christened and convert to Catholicism.
What is life and what is death? Why do we live and why do we suffer?
31 V 2019
Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk—conductor
Violetta Bielecka—choir preparation
Gustav Mahler—Symphony no. 2 in C minor “Ressurection”