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Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra - Assad, Bernstein, Mahler

Marin Alsop conducts the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra in a new work by Clarice Assad alongside Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Mahler's First Symphony.

Live from Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Presented by Tom Redmond

Clarice Assad: Terra Brasilis - Fantasia on the Brazilian National Anthem
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"

8.00: Interval

Mahler: Symphony No.1

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

The Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra brings three exciting works to the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, with their chief conductor Marin Alsop. The concert begins with a new work by the Brazilian composer Clarice Assad - Terra Brasilis: a fantasia on the Brazilian national anthem, followed by the lively and emotional Symphonic Dances from Bernstein's "West Side Story". After the interval, Alsop guides the orchestra through Mahler's 1st Symphony the "Titan".

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Oct 2013 19:30

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