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2019-20 Season Announcement

Mystic Brass Ensemble returns this fall for its third season!

Sunday, Nov. 10 

Brass and Organ

Baroque and Romantic Masterpieces

Sunday, March 8 

Viennese Post-Romanticism

Strauss, Bruckner, and Mahler

Postponed to June 2021 

The Art of Ensemble

Bach, Hindemith, and more featuring Sachse's Concertino with

Tom Siders, Associate Principal Trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra





2019 Winter Concert

Viennese Post-Romanticism


Sunday, March 8, 2020

 - 3pm - 

First Baptist Church of Arlington

819 Mass. Ave.

Arlington, MA

Admission: Free

Suggested Donation: $10



The warm sounds of Post-Romantic Vienna fill the room with indulgence, reverence, and passion with MBE's take on Strauss, Bruckner, and Mahler. Situated at the turn of the twentieth century, the three composers wrote music to grapple with heavy themes and aging symphonic style, from Bruckner's exuberant hunting Scherzo to Mahler's eerie Now the Sun Wants to Rise as Brightly. Kicking off with spirited fanfares and hymns from Richard Strauss, sacred and secular selections from Bruckner prepare for funeral march, resurrection, and benediction from Mahler in excerpts from his symphonies and songs.


Richard Strauss

Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare

Feierlicher Einzug der Ritter des Johanniterordens  (Solemn Procession)

Festmusik der Stadt Wien

Anton Bruckner

Cristus Factus Est

Scherzo from Symphony No. 4

- Intermission -

Gustav Mahler

Trauermarsch (Funeral March) from Symphony No. 5

Resurrection Suite from Symphony No. 2

   The Great Call

   Primeval Light

     Andrea Wozniak, soprano


Now the Sun Wants to Rise as Brightly from Kindertotenlieder

Finale "What Love Tells Me" from Symphony No. 3


Mystic Brass Ensemble is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Mystic Brass Ensemble must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

819 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, MA 02476

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