3 Oct 2014 St David's Hall, Cardiff

St David's Hall 2014-15 Four Last Songs with Søndergård Four Last Songs with Søndergård

Four Last Songs with Søndergård

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19:30 Friday 3 Oct 2014 St David's Hall, Cardiff

  • B. Tommy Andersson b.1964
  • The Garden of Delights
  • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
  • Four Last Songs Four Last Songs Also known as: Vier Letzte Lieder
  • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
  • Symphony No 2 in D major Symphony No 2 in D major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 43

Four Last Songs with Søndergård

Sibelius’s Second Symphony, one of his most fiercely nationalistic works, is the highlight of Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård’s first concert of the season. It’s paired with B Tommy Andersson’s The Garden of Delights, which takes inspiration from a painting by the Dutch artist Bosch. In between, Danish soprano Ann Petersen sings the last four songs by Richard Strauss, which hint at his foreboding illness and consequent death, matched with his own climactic creative surge.

Tickets: £10-32

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