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  • 08
    Saturday April 2017

    Symphony of a thousand

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Ideology

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

    LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski continues his Mahler Symphony Cycle with Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, often called the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’. The evening opens with Tallis’s transcendent 40-part choral motet Spem in Alium.
  • 26
    Wednesday April 2017

    Heaven and earth

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Ideology

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

    Marek Janowski conducts Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 – first heard by Bruckner in a dream, played by an angel, and a deeply-felt tribute to Bruckner’s ‘beloved Master’, Richard Wagner. It is preceded here by some of Wagner’s most overwhelmingly emotional music.
  • 28
    Friday April 2017

    Time becomes space

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Ideology

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

    Wonderful soprano Angel Blue joins the LPO to sing Strauss’s Four Last Songs in a concert programme that strives for transcendence, from Schoenberg’s exquisite homage to Bach and Hindemith’s Nobilissima Visione Suite to the radiant climax of Wagner’s Parsifal.
  • 06
    Saturday May 2017

    Hymn to joy

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Society

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

    Regular guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach returns to the Royal Festival Hall to conduct Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in a fitting celebratory end to the LPO’s 2016/17 season. Also on the programme is a newly commissioned work by Magnus Lindberg.