Classical music

Mahler: Symphony No.1

Part of Classical music

Hear Mahler’s cosmic First Symphony and Bartók’s Viola Concerto with a special performance of a Salonen miniature, featuring Lawrence Power.

Mahler's First Symphony forms his autobiographical testament to the adventures and misadventures of youth, charting his hero's progress among birdsong, a country dance and a ghostly rendition of the nursery rhyme 'Frère Jacques' before the exhilarating finale of a symphonist come of age.

From first to last words, the pages of Bartók's Viola Concerto were found not quite finished at the composer's New York hospital bedside, left to be completed by his devoted pupil Tibor Serly.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno conductor
Lawrence Power viola


Ligeti: Concert românesc (Romanian Concerto)
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Pentatonic etude for solo viola
Bartók: Viola Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No.1

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Royal Festival Hall


£11 - £55
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
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