classical music

The Inextinguishable

Part of Classical music

The London Philharmonic Orchestra and violinist James Ehnes trace a dynamic path through works by Nielsen, Bartók and Walton.

‘The struggle, the wrestling, the generation and the wasting away go on today as yesterday, tomorrow as today, and everything returns. Music is life, and like it, inextinguishable.’

While the Great War ravaged Europe, Carl Nielsen responded with a Fourth Symphony whose thundering drums represent a struggle for the future of life itself.

Béla Bartók, meanwhile, went back to the soil: you can practically taste the earth (and the paprika) in his fiery Dance Suite.

It’s a long way from the Art Deco glitter of Walton’s Violin Concerto – but as Gardner and Ehnes know, it’s all driven by the same irresistible life-force.

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Edward Gardner conductor
James Ehnes violin

Repertoire

Bartók: Dance Suite
Walton: Violin Concerto
Interval
Nielsen: Symphony No.4 (The Inextinguishable)

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where

Royal Festival Hall

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Multi-buy discount
Book multiple London Philharmonic Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount: 3 – 4 events (10% discount); 5 – 7 events (15% discount); 8 – 10 events (20% discount); 11 – 14 events (25% discount); 15 or more events (30% discount). Events must be in the 2019/20 season.