Primera Temporada 2016 Program 4
Thursday, February 25, 2016
20:30 hrs. PALCCO Sala José Pablo Moncayo


Dorian Wilson, Guest Conductor
Amber Wagner, Soprano 


Ludwig van BEETHOVEN, Fidelio: Overture, Op.72b
Gustav MAHLER, Ging Heut’ Morgen Übers Feld (“I Went through the Field This Morning”, from Songs of a Wayfarer, 1884, arrangement for soprano and orchestra, 1919)
Soprano: Amber Wagner
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN, Overture, “The Creatures of Prometheus”, Op.43,
Richard STRAUSS, Morgen! - Vier Lieder (Four Songs) Op.27, no.4
Soprano: Amber Wagner
Richard STRAUSS, Cäcilie - Vier Lieder, Op.27, no.2
Soprano: Amber Wagner
Gustav MAHLER, Symphony no.4 in G Major
Soprano solo: Amber Wagner

Thursday, February 25. 8:30 PM.  PALCCO
Tickets are available as of Thursday, February 18th  

 After two highly successful appearances with the OFJ, first in 2014 with the Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss and then in 2015´s “Gala Wagner”, acclaimed soprano Amber Wagner returns to the Teatro Degollado stage with more of her signature German repertoire.  Chosen by Opera News as …”one of twenty-five artists poised to break out and become a major force in classical music…”, Amber will regale us on this occasion with songs by Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss as well as a glimpse of heaven in the Mahler Fourth Symphony.

In composing his Fourth Symphony, Gustav Mahler had to come up with three movements which would lead up to a pre-existing finale, written seven years earlier—a simple, pastoral song for soprano which offers us an innocent vision of paradise.  This symphony, one of the composer’s most joyous, is unique among his works on account of his treatment of the first three movements:  a gradual reduction in complexity which serves to prepare us for the sublime conclusion:  the fourth movement for soprano and orchestra entitled “Das Himmlische Leben” (The Heavenly Life), which will be sung by our guest, Amber Wagner, with all of the profound interpretative force that has made her famous.


Tickets are on sale as of Thursday, February 18th through Ticketmaster and at the PALCCO box office (Av. Central Guillermo González Camarena #375, Col. Residencial Poniente, Zapopan, Jalisco, across the street from Trompo Mágico. Tel: 9690 9000.)
Box Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 

*Music Appreciation Lecture: Sunday at 11:00 AM, Chamber Hall, Teatro Degollado.
*Programming subject to change without notice
*Admission granted to children older than 5 years of age 
*We appreciate your punctuality; once the concert has begun, entry to the concert hall is prohibited until intermission. 
*50% discount applies to persons with disabilities, valid at the PALCCO box office. 


karen Isabel Lara / March 02, 2016

Excelente concierto. Soprano maravillosa y director de orquesta muy bueno.
Amber Wagner y Jane Eaglen son las mejores voces que he escuchado en
El Teatro Degollado...y en el mundo.
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