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mahlerThis year marks the centenary of the death of Gustav Mahler, the Austrian-Bohemian composer whose work was banned in Europe during the Nazi era.

The San Francisco Symphony’s Keeping Score series has created a two part profile of the composer: Gustav Mahler: Origins and Legacy (airing on KQED June 23 and 30). To celebrate, we are giving away a pair of tickets to see Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 this Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8pm. Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, this piece, sometimes called the "Tragic" symphony, is the same of which a recording that took place immediately following the events of September 11 won the Grammy Award in 2001.

To enter, send us your answer to the question below to facebook@kqed.org (please include your name and address so that we can send you your tickets if you're the winner):

This season of the SF Symphony’s Keeping Score series profiles composer Gustav Mahler. Which of the composers profiled by this acclaimed TV series is your favorite? For ideas, visit the Keeping Score website.

The deadline for this contest is tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11 at noon. The winner will be notified that day.
Value of each ticket is $99.

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