Friday, May 29, 2009

Season Finale PREVIEW!

By John Pitcher (Omaha World-Herald)

"Thomas Wilkins has already challenged the Omaha Symphony this season with Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" and Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World."

This week, he ups the ante.

For the orchestra's final Masterworks program of the season, Wilkins will conduct Gustav Mahler's mighty Symphony No. 5.

"This is a work of truly gargantuan proportions," said Wilkins, the symphony's music director."

Enjoy the rest of the article here.

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