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20th-century discoveries

Vladimir Jurowski introduces his programme on Wednesday 25 January.





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Royal Festival Hall 2016/17

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20th-century discoveries

Belief and Beyond Belief: Meaning

7:30 PM, ​ Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

Giya Kancheli Mourned by the Wind (Liturgy for solo viola and orchestra)*
Martinů Memorial to Lidice
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 9

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Isabelle van Keulen viola⁺
London Philharmonic Orchestra

*Generously supported by donors to our Kancheli Appeal.

⁺Please note a change of artist from previously advertised.

Those 20th-century blues ... from the darkest depths of the Second World War, Bohuslav
Martinů cries out in anguish and rage. In Soviet Georgia, Giya Kancheli mourns a friend with a searingly beautiful musical liturgy; music stained with tears, performed tonight by one of the world’s finest viola players. And the 85-year-old Vaughan Williams rages against the dying of the light in a Ninth Symphony of breathtaking ambition and imaginative fire. Three great composers, three extraordinary testimonies; as Vladimir Jurowski and the Orchestra invite you to discover a different face of a century we all thought we knew.

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