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Mahler's Roots and Resonances

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC SSO explore the roots and resonances of Mahler's First Symphony with Bernstein, Bloch and a Klezmer Band.

Live from City Halls Glasgow
Presented by Kate Molleson

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC SSO explore Klezmer connections around Mahler's 1st Symphony

Bernstein: Overture 'Candide'
Bloch: Schelomo, Rhapsodie Hebraique

8.00 Interval

8.20 Part 2
Trad: Jewish Folk Music
Mahler: Symphony No 1

Thomas Dausgaard is a conductor who delights in exploring the complex roots that feed into composers' music. In this concert he brings together 3 composers with an influence of Jewish music alongside the renowned Klezmer band, She'Koyokh.
The first half begins with Bernstein's Candide Overture and a rare chance to hear the cello work Schelomo by Bloch: cellist Jian Wang joins the orchestra.
And in the second half a performance of Mahler's First Symphony is introduced by a prelude performance of Jewish folk music by the band along with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - to hear what resonances emerge.

She'Koyokh
Jian Wang (cello)
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Photo credit: Thomas Gr√łndahl

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide, Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Schelomo, Rhapsodie Hebraique

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Joseph Achron

    Hebrew Melody

    Performer: Clara Rockmore.
  • Paul Moylan

    Klez'Mahler

    Composer: She'Koyokh. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.1

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Sweetest Lad was Jamie - Scottish song Op.108 no.5

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Trio Fontenay.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Elfin Fairies - Irish Song WoO.154 no.1

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Trio Fontenay.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Kiss, Dear Maid - Irish Song WoO.153 no.9

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Trio Fontenay.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Parting Kiss - Welsh Song WoO.155 no.25

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Trio Fontenay.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Oh! Who my Dear Dermot-WoO 154 No5

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Ensemble: Trio Fontenay.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Morning a Cruel Turmoiler is - Irish song WoO.125 no.21

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Trio Fontenay.

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