Concert Performances

Alexander Zemlinsky’s The Mermaid

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, performs Alexander Zemlinsky‘s The Mermaid in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on February 5, 2022.

0:12 Sehr mässig bewegt (very moderately animated)
17:41 Sehr bewegt, rauschend (very animated, thunderous)
31:35 Sehr gedehnt, mit schmerzvollem Ausdruck (very drawn out, with sorrowful expression)

Alexander Zemlinsky
Born: 10/4/1871 in Vienna
Died: 3/15/1942 at age 70 in Larchmont, NY

Written: 1902–03, in Zemlinsky’s early 30s
Premiered: 1/25/1905 at the Musikverein in Vienna; Society for Creative Musicians

Concert notes by TŌN clarinetist Mackenzie Austin.