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7:30 PM , Royal Festival Hall , London

Resurrection Symphony

Klaus Mäkelä conducts

Mahler Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)

Klaus Mäkelä
conductor
Camilla Tilling soprano
Jamie Barton mezzo-soprano* 
London Philharmonic Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra

The end has come, and in the silence after the Last Trumpet, the song of a solitary bird is the only sound heard on Earth. The ambition of Gustav Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Symphony staggers the imagination – an emotional odyssey on a universal scale that begins in tragedy and ends in the rebirth of a universe. In between comes tenderness, rage, pitch-black humour and – yes – the end of the world itself. There isn’t a recording in existence that can do it justice. You simply have to hear it live, and under the brilliant young maestro Klaus Mäkelä, a specially-expanded LPO will give it their all.

*Please note change of artist to previously advertised

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