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San Francisco Symphony - Mahler's Symphony No 3

Live from the Royal Festival Hall

Presented by Sara Mohr Pietsch

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in Mahler's Symphony No 3.

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.3

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral
Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Mahler's Third Symphony is a contemplation of the wonder and glory of nature, from primeval life stirring after the depths of winter to a grand finale with its vision of divine love in which, as Mahler explained, 'Nature in its totality may ring and resound'.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 16 Mar 2014 15:00
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