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- Katie Derham
- Oliver Macfarlane
- Julie Heptonstall
- Jonathan Nott
- Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes
From the Royal Albert Hall, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Nott perform Mahler's Fifth Symphony, opening a Thursday night season featuring Orchestras of the World at the BBC Proms.
Katie Derham introduces this popular work by Mahler with its intensely lyrical fourth movement, the Adagietto, written as a love letter to the composer's young wife Alma and later made famous when featured in the film Death in Venice.