Masterworks IV

Mahler’s 5th: From Darkness To Light

March 10, 2024 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor

Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 takes listeners on an all-encompassing spiritual journey, out of the darkness and into the light.


  • Mozart | Masonic Funeral Music
  • Mahler | Symphony No. 5

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 is finding new cultural resonance in the wake of the 2022 film Tár
  • Paired here with the music of Mozart, listeners experience how two great artists reflected on life and death

Concert Tickets

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Special Event: Lunch & Learn

  • Join us on Friday, March 1st in the Versant Power Astronomy Center at 12:00 noon for a Deep Dive! Led by Music Director Lucas Richman, this session of Lunch & Learn will take a deeper look into Mahler’s 5th Symphony. Come hear Lucas talk about Mahler’s compositional technique, the musical challenges, and the all-encompassing beauty of this iconic symphony. We hope you will join us!
  • Tickets are $25 and include light bites after the presentation.
  • All proceeds support the mission of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the Versant Power Astronomy Center.