Published in the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, Feb. 20, 2015
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Classical music fans know about the greatness of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, the Resurrection Symphony, and what a rare treat it is to hear it live.
Not just greatness in the historical sense or the sheer mass of the undertaking, but especially the wide-ranging emotional intensity of the work. This power on a large scale elevates the work to the level of a life-changing experience, a once-in-a-generation opportunity, said Kyle Wiley Pickett, Springfield Symphony music director.
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