2nd Symphony Concert
Richard Strauss Tone poem "Don Juan", Op. 20
Gustav Mahler "Kindertotenlieder"
Johannes Martin Kränzle "Mutationes. Memento Coronae" (World premiere)
Richard Strauss Tone poem "Tod und Verklärung", Op. 24
Yoel Gamzou is an Israeli-American conductor and composer, known for works by Gustav Mahler, especially his completion of Mahler's Symphony No. 10. In the 2nd Symphony Concert, Gamzou combines Mahler's harrowing "Kindertotenlieder" with tone poems by Richard Strauss. Baritone Johannes Martin Kränzle appears not only as soloist in the "Kindertotenlieder, but also as composer: the Hessisches Staatsorchester performs the world premiere of Kränzle's "Mutationes. Memento Coronae".