Monday, November 1 @ 7:30. p.m.
MAHLER AT THE PIANO
Marialena Fernandes & Ranko Markovic
Lecture and Performance at the occasion of Gustav Mahler’s 150th birthday
Presented by the Austrian Consulate General, the Ministery of European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria. and the Austiran American Council West, supported by the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
5750- Wilshire BLvd. Suite 100
RSVP @ 323.525.3388
Although trained as a pianist Gustav Mahler never composed music fot the piano as a solo instrument. However, his own versions of the accompaniment to most of his songs give sufficient evidence of a quite personal and close relation to the keyboard instrument.
Marialena Fernandes teaches chamber music at the University for Music and the Arts in Vienna. Ranko Markovic is artistic director of the Vienna Conservatory.
Fernandes and Markovic have been performing together since 2000. A special emphasis of their work lies on piano transscription of symphonies by Mahler and Bruckner.
Their Los Angeles appearance is part of a US/Canada tour under the auspices of the
Added by Goethe-Institut on September 21, 2010