Music for Thrill-Seekers


Clash of the titans

Two symphonies on a gargantuan scale

Mahler’s First and Bruckner’s Fourth symphonies are momentous works that reach great heights – explosions of sound and heroic outbursts, all the while overflowing with exuberance and sumptuous textures.

Thu 30 Mar 2017 7.30pm, Barbican

DEBUSSY Jeux
BARTÓK Piano Concerto No 3
MAHLER Symphony No 1 ('Titan')

François-Xavier Roth conductor
Simon Trpceski piano
London Symphony Orchestra


Sun 23 Apr 2017 7pm, Barbican

DEBUSSY Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
BARTÓK Viola Concerto
BRUCKNER Symphony No 4

François-Xavier Roth conductor
Antoine Tamestit viola
London Symphony Orchestra

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A cosmic journey

Mahler's awe-inspiring crusade through the realms of good and evil

Sun 25 Jun 2017 7pm, Barbican

Life, death, evil, innocence, nature – no stone is left unturned in this colossal work. From transfixing heavenly melodies, electrifying brass, to the sweet sounds of childhood, Mahler takes us on a journey of epic proportions.

MAHLER Symphony No 3

Daniel Harding conductor
Anna Larsson alto
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey chorus director
London Symphony Orchestra

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