A complete performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday August 31 in Arts.

Arts Video Productions, (c) 2003

Arts Video Productions, (c) 2003

As part of the DVD set What the Universe Tells Me : Unravelling the Mystery of Mahler’s Third Symphony, this concert performance features the Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Glen Cortese.  Assorted soloists and choirs also feature.  The program was filmed live in New York City at the historic Riverside Church, and is narrated by Stockard Channing.

Looking south from the northern side of Sakura Park, a view of Riverside Church, New York City. Wikkimedia Commons ; Louis Waweru (c) 2007.
Looking south from the northern side of Sakura Park, a view of Riverside Church, New York City. Wikkimedia Commons ; Louis Waweru (c) 2007.

Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor commences at 12.00 noon and concludes at 1.50 pm approx.  It will be held in the Arts Listening-Viewing Room.  Enter via the Arts Reading Room and Audio-Visual Centre (from Trescowthick Information Centre).  Admission is free.  No bookings required, but come early as seating is limited.

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