March 17 & 18, 2017
Toledo Symphony Box Office
Concert Time: 8:00 pm
Stefan Sanderling, Conductor
Encounter a hidden side of the famously powerful compositions of Gustav Mahler. Rachele Gilmore ends the concert on a high note as the Toledo Symphony explores the gentle, intimate, and transcendent Fourth Symphony.
Wagner - Prelude to Tristan and Isolde
Schoenberg - Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31
Mahler - Symphony No.4
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Rachele Gilmore has established herself as one of America’s most sought after coloratura sopranos, and continues to thrill audiences around the globe combining what Opera News describes as a “silvery soprano…with an effortlessness that thrills her audience.” A regular performer in America, Europe and Asia, Ms. Gilmore is consistently praised for being “the vocal standout” and a dynamic actress; “displaying more talent and charm than any one person should be allowed to possess.”
Rachele Gilmore’s 2016-2017 season features performances of Gretel in Hansel und Gretel with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Marie in La fille du regiment with Austin Opera, and Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann with Hawaii Opera. She will also appear in concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for performances of Haydn’s Creation ; the Seattle Symphony, singing the roles of Feu, Princesse, and Rossignol in performances of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges; Toledo Symphony, for Mahler’s Fourth Symphony; and with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate and three songs by Duparc.
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