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Mahler's Ninth Symphony: LSO and Bernard Haitink

Live from the Barbican, Bernard Haitink conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's Ninth Symphony
Presented by Martin Handley

Mahler: Symphony No 9

London Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor

The Ninth symphony was written at a very traumatic time in Mahler's life - his own health was failing and his daughter had just died, but according to Mahler this gave him a new energy for life and composing, planning his next symphonic work. Tonight's performance of this emotionally powerful work promises to be a highly intense experience with the commanding presence of Bernard Haitink conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 23 May 2017 19:30

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