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Aon3 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gustav Mahler with an occasional series of 5 weeks celebrating various facets of his life and work.
This week the fundamentally Mahlerian themes of Love and Death form the basis of the programming, and there are several chances to hear works performed recently at the Proms.
Mahler : Love and Death
Mahler's First symphony performed recently at the Proms by the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle and Das Klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation), a mighty work telling a dark fairy tale of murder and revenge.
Beethoven: Symphony No.
4 in B flat major
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No.
1 in D major
Mahler: Das Klagende Lied - cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Lynda Russell, soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano,
Thomas Randle, tenor
Alan Opie, baritone
London Philharmonic Choir
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Alexander Lazarev, conductor.
Including the Berlin Philharmonic under Simon Rattle in Beethoven and Mahler.