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Details

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP
England


Programme

Hector BerliozKing Lear: Overture
Colin MatthewsBerceuse for Dresden
~ Interval ~
Gustav MahlerDas Lied von der Erde

Performers

Sir Mark Elder – conductor
Leonard Elschenbroich – cello
Alice Coote – mezzo-soprano
Gregory Kunde – tenor

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Programme Note

Berlioz’s King Lear overture was admired by the King of Hanover: ‘How you have portrayed [Cordelia] - her humility and tenderness! It is heart-rending, and so beautiful!’

Continuing our focus on the cello this summer, Colin Matthews’s Berceuse for Dresden takes
inspiration from the eight bells of the Dresden church at which it was premiered.

In Mahler’s exploration of darkness and radiance in his culminating synthesis of song and symphony, Das Lied von der Erde, he altered the parameters of vocal and orchestral expression for ever.

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