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Delius' A Mass of Life

American Symphony Orchestra

Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Delius was a fervid follower of Nietzsche. In his A Mass of Life, he set passages from the philosopher’s book Also sprach Zarathustra to music, creating a grand and compelling work celebrating life at its highest.


  • American Symphony Orchestra
  • Leon Botstein, Conductor
    Sarah Fox, Soprano
    Audrey Babcock, Mezzo-Soprano
    Rodrick Dixon, Tenor
    Thomas Cannon, Baritone
  • Bard Festival Chorale


  • DELIUS A Mass of Life


Pre-Concert Talk at 7 PM

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