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Aspect Chamber Music Series Presents: Alma Mahler--Muse or Monster?
Groupmuse Night Out

Aspect Chamber Music Series Presents: Alma Mahler--Muse or Monster?

Morningside Heights

Wed, May 18, 2022 7:30 PM, EDT
(Ticket sales closed May 18, 7:30 AM EDT)

Pay what you can
Capacity
23 of 30 tickets still available
Vaccine policy
COVID vaccination required (honor system)
Testing policy
COVID testing not required
Indoors
This is an indoor event
Mask policy
Masks are not required
If you feel sick, stay home
Drinking policy
Don't bring your own drinks
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks provided
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair Accessible

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It was the litany of lovers and husbands in what he described as ‘the juiciest, spiciest, raciest obituary that it has ever been my pleasure to read,’ that inspired Tom Lehrer’s famous song about Alma Mahler, whose lyrics include the lines ‘Her lovers were many and varied, from the day she began her beguine. There were three famous ones whom she married, and God knows how many between.’ Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel was not one of those celebrated beauties who retained her allure into old age. Color film footage of her from the 1950s presents a raddled and formidable matron. In photographs taken of her in her prime, we can admire her flawless profile and magnificent bosom. Were these features enough to fascinate a small army of gifted men? In an evening of chamber music and songs, including some by the lady herself, we shall explore the enigma of Alma Mahler and the impact she had on the culture and music of her time.

Our friends at Aspect have made 30 tickets available at 50% discount to our Groupmuse community members! Tickets include complimentary wine and a lecture in tandem with the performance.

Visit the Aspect Chamber Music Series website.

What's the music?

Rebecca Ringle Kamarei Voice: Mezzo Soprano
Michelle Ross Violinst And Composer
Bryan Wagorn Piano
Brook Speltz Cello

Songs by Alma and Gustav Mahler
Zemlinsky - 3 Pieces for cello and piano
Korngold - Piano Trio, Op. 1

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Attendees

Arno S.
Betsy I.
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Barbara M.
DeeAnne H.