Three Salonnieres: Alma Mahler

October 23, 2015 - garden totes

This year’s Mansions and Music array explores 3 important salonnières of a 19th and 20th centuries, commencement with Alma Mahler on Oct 25. Alma Mahler confirmed a amicable round that enclosed countless composers of her day: Gustav Mahler (also her initial husband), Alexander von Zemlinsky, Alban Berg, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. The Mahler salonwill underline songs by Alma Mahler herself, as good as Songs of a Wayfarer by G. Mahler,”Pierrot’s Tanzlied” from Die Tote Stadt by Korngold, songs from Walzer-Gesänge, Op. 6 by Zemlinsky, and songs from Seven Early Songs by Berg.

Peformers for this Mansions and Music are: Sarah Reynolds, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Konopak, baritone; and Twyla Meyer, piano.

Join a artists on ?Thursday, ?October 22? during 7 p.m.??? for? the? Mansions Prelude, that offers a behind-the-scenes demeanour during pieces on a unison program.

Renowned architects Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury creatively named this Italianate estate Casa Contenta”the happy home.” Built in 1922 and easy in 2015, this noble chateau is abounding in architectural fact and impression and exudes Mediterranean charm. The home facilities a grand entrance gymnasium with boxed beamed high ceilings, arched French doors and vast windows that support garden vistas, and a loggia adjoining a sprawling lawn. It is a relaxed environment for a Sunday afternoon unison and reception.

Tickets for a peformance are $75.00. For tickets or some-more information call (626) 683-3355 or revisit

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