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Review: Lexington Philharmonic’s epic season opener

The ensemble of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Gustav Mahler’s ‘Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection'” takes its bows at the end of the performance on Sept. 18, 2015.
The ensemble of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Gustav Mahler’s ‘Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection'” takes its bows at the end of the performance on Sept. 18, 2015. rcopley@herald-leader.com

There is this moment in the middle of the fifth movement of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’ where the strings are swirling, the percussion is crashing, the winds are playing to the high heavens, and you look at the quiet choir and soloists and think, “Oh yeah, this thing is going to get even more epic.”

Read the review at Rich Copley's blog, Copious Notes.

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