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Vienna: City of Dreams (Berg, Mahler)

With Petroc Trelawny. The Philharmonia under Esa-Pekka Salonen continue their Vienna: City of Dreams series. Mahler Symphony No 6. Berg: Violin Concerto (Christian Tetzlaff).

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra continue their Vienna: City of Dreams series with a performance of Mahler's monumental 6th Symphony, which the composer appropriately considered renaming the Tragic. It is paired with Berg's lament on the death of Manon Gropius, the 18-year-old daughter of Mahler's wife, Alma.

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Berg: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No 6

Plus part of a series of recordings celebrating the Bath International Music Festival.

Tippett: Lento - Piano Sonata No 3
Paul Crossley (piano)
DECCA 475 6750
CD1 T7

2 hours, 15 minutes

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Tue 2 Jun 2009 19:00