La Mer

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Susanna Mälkki

Thu 12 Mar 2020 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Barbican Hall, London

DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto
Interval
KAIJA SAARIAHO Laterna Magica
DEBUSSY La Mer

Susanna Mälkki conductor
Gil Shaham violin
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: £57 £42 £32 £22 £16

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Online: Tuesday 5 March 2019 10am
By Phone: Tuesday 19 March 2019 10am
In Person: Tuesday 19 March 2019 10am

Part of 2019/20 season

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Susanna Mälkki brings together a musical kaleidoscope of folklore, light and the ocean.

Folkloric and expressive melodies lace together Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, performed by multiple Grammy-award winning Gil Shaham. Inspired by filmography, Kaija Saariaho’s ever-evolving soundscape of Laterna Magica creates feelings and imagery that move from one to the next, before the idea can be clasped – just like a dream.

The evening ends as we submerge ourselves in the waves of Debussy’s La mer, and its daring impressionistic harmonies and colourful undercurrents.


Pre-concert performance

6pm Barbican
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Free pre-concert recital