Mahler Symphony No 9: Salzburg Festival

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On tour

Tue 21 Aug 2018 9.00pm - 10.20pm
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

MAHLER Symphony No 9

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: for more information and tickets please visit the Salzburg Festival website.


Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change.

Mahler’s final completed symphony, never heard while he was alive, doesn’t end so much as expire. Two slow movements frame two fast ones – the beginning, birth (or creation); the end, death (or ascension); with the hurried business of life in between.

Sir Simon Rattle once said that the music of Mahler never needed any translation for him; it just made sense. This performance promises to be a revelation.