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Mahler’s Magnum Opus

Saturday, May 31, 2025 / 6 p.m.

Roberto Minczuk Music Director
Lilia Istratii mezzo-soprano
Quintessence: A Community of Singers
Matthew Greer Quintessence director

Mahler Symphony No. 3 in d minor

Witness 200 people on one stage in a performance of the Symphony No. 3 in d minor by Gustav Mahler. Consisting of six movements, it is Mahler’s longest composition and is the longest symphony in the standard repertoire. A women’s community chorus and a children’s chorus will join the NMPhil musicians, Music Director Roberto Minczuk, and mezzo-soprano Lilia Istratii in a powerful performance. 

Popejoy Hall / 203 Cornell Drive, NE / Albuquerque, 87106 

5:00 p.m. Pre-concert Talk

Made possible by: Menicucci Insurance Company
Hosted by KHFM’s: Alexis Corbin

2024/25 Popejoy Classics

We have exciting concerts coming up next season, including the return of Olga Kern to the Popejoy stage on October 12 with a performance of Rachmaninoff’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3. Then, the orchestra will be commemorating 100 years since Puccini’s death with Tosca in Concert” on November 16. The new year will start with a concert on January 18 titled “Mozart & Salieri,” a curated program including music from the movie Amadeus, such as Mozart’s Requiem, as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera Mozart and Salieri. Midori will be back again with the NMPhil performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto on February 1. Other concerts will feature works by Barber, Copland, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky. The season will conclude with the epic Mahler Symphony No. 3. All concerts will take place at Popejoy Hall.

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