BBC Philharmonic
13 Jun 2015, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
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BBC Philharmonic 2014-15 Season Nielsen Symphony Cycle II

BBC Philharmonic
Nielsen Symphony Cycle II
19:30 Sat 13 Jun 2015 Main Auditorium
The orchestra performs Nielsen’s Second and Fifth symphonies alongside Mahler’s songs.
The orchestra performs Nielsen’s Second and Fifth symphonies alongside Mahler’s songs.

Programme

      • Symphony No 2 'The Four Temperaments'
      • Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt, Trost im Unglück, Der Schildwache Nachtlied, Der Tambourg'sell
        • interval
        • Symphony No 5

    Concert Information

    For Carl Nielsen, everything about life was worth celebrating. A country walk, a set of cartoons on the wall of an inn somehow bubbled up into the exuberant The Four Temperaments. Nielsen’s Second might just be the happiest symphony of the 20th century; but what’s certain is that his explosive, elemental Fifth is one of the very greatest.