PREVIEW: Ann Arbor Symphony | Mahler 9

On Saturday, October 27, the Ann Arbor Symphony will be playing Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 in D major. The concert will be at 8 pm at the Michigan Theater on East Liberty Street, with a pre-concert lecture at 7pm.

This event is on the Passport to the Arts, so use your voucher at the door on the night of the event to get a free student ticket! Even if you don’t have a Passport or if you already used yours, students get 50% off tickets to the Ann Arbor Symphony.

Written between 1908 and 1909, Mahler’s Ninth Symphony was his last, and it is regarded as a very personal work. It has been debated whether the symphony is more emblematic of life or death, and I am very excited to hear it performed. If you want to hear this profoundly emotional work for yourself, don’t miss the Ann Arbor Symphony’s performance of it! Hope to see you there!



JM is a dual degree student in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance and the College of Engineering. Some of her favorite things include running, reading, all things creative, purple, and zebras.

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