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The Romantics

The London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer, inspired by the composer's own unhappy love affair, and Tchaikovsky's portryal of Byron's poem Manfred.

From the Royal Albert Hall, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Vladimir Jurowski take us on a romantic and passionate journey with music by Tchaikovsky and Mahler. Mezzo-soprano Alice Coote sings Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer, inspired by the composer's own unhappy love affair. The concert ends with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Manfred, a highly-charged symphonic portrayal of Lord Byron's dramatic poem of the same name. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood.

1 hour, 45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Charles Hazlewood
Series Producer Helen Mansfield
Producer Anna Starkey

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