Monday MON 1 January 0001
Monday MON 1 January 0001
9
Thursday THU 9 March 2023
6
Tuesday TUE 6 June 2023
7
Wednesday WED 7 June 2023
8
Thursday THU 8 June 2023
22
Thursday THU 22 June 2023

Teodor Currentzis © Alexandra Muravyeva

Utopia / Currentzis

Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 3

Sunday 11 June 2023
19:30
Großer Saal

Performers

Utopia

Damen der Wiener Singakademie

Wiener Sängerknaben

Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Alt

Teodor Currentzis, Dirigent

Programme

Gustav Mahler

Symphonie Nr. 3 d-moll für großes Orchester, Altsolo, Knabenchor und Frauenchor (1893–1896)

Subscription series Give the gift of music. The package of your choice
Give the gift of music. The package of your choice (youth package)

Festival 40. Internationales Musikfest

Presented by Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

»That I call it a symphony is actually inaccurate, because in nothing does it adhere to the conventional form. But symphony means to me: building a world with all the means of the existing technique. The ever new and changing content determines its form by itself.« With these words, Gustav Mahler characterised his Symphony No. 3 in the summer of 1895. This represents nothing less than an attempt to trace the whole of creation in a single musical work - or rather, to juxtapose it with a second creation that is located entirely outside the first in a kind of utopian space, in a »non-place«. As outrageous, even sacrilegious, as this claim may seem, the result is overwhelming: Six movements, stretching over more than one and a half hours of performance time, tell a creation story that ranges from inanimate nature to divine love - the meaning, origin and goal of creation at the same time: a work as if made for an ensemble that already bears utopia in its name.
TICKET- & SERVICE-CENTER

Wiener Konzerthaus
Lothringerstrasse 20
A-1030 Wien

Telephone +43 1 242 002
Fax: +43 1 24200-110
ticket@konzerthaus.at

Opening and telephone hours
September to June

Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Saturday 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

July and August

Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Closed
September to June: Sundays and public holidays | 24th December | Good Friday
July and August: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
Please purchase your tickets on these days online.

Evening box office

1 hour prior to performances
Only ticket purchases and collections for the events of the respective day or evening can be made.

The Wiener Konzerthaus would like to thank all its sponsors and cooperation partners.