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The London Symphony Orchestra

Ian Skelly presents the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle, recorded at the Barbican, performing the final works of Michael Tippett and Gustav Mahler.

The London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican, London
Presented by Ian Skelly

7.30pm
Tippett The Rose Lake

c.8.00pm
Interval Music

c.8.20pm
Mahler compl Cooke Symphony no. 10

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle (conductor)

Ian Skelly presents the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle, recorded at the Barbican last night. The programme comprises the final works of Michael Tippett and Gustav Mahler. Tippett described The Rose Lake as a song without words for orchestra, and was inspired by journeys to Lake Retba in Senegal. Mahler's final symphony was written as he suffered with a fatal heart condition, and was left incomplete at his death.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Michael Tippett

    The Rose Lake

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Michael Tippett

    Sonata No 1 for piano

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
    • TIPPETT: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 10, completed by Deryck Cooke

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Henry Balfour Gardiner

    Evening Hymn

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • Decca.

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