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Thomas Søndergård opens the RSNO season with a romantic feast featuring Karen Cargill performing Berg's lush Seven Early Songs, plus Mahler’s Symphony No 1 and Strauss’s Don Juan.

Thomas Søndergård opens the RSNO Autumn season with a romantic feast featuring star mezzo soprano Karen Cargill performing Berg's lush 7 Early Songs, Strauss' glorious tone poem of the anti-hero Don Juan and Mahler's vast canvas of his Symphony No 1 inspired by nature and reflecting the world and a sweep of emotions from tragic to euphoric.

Presented by Kate Molleson.

Strauss: Don Juan
Berg: 7 Early Songs
Mahler: Symphony No 1 'Titan'

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Thomas Søndergård, conductor
Karen Cargill, mezzo soprano

23 days left to listen

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Don Juan Op.20

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Alban Berg

    Seven Early Songs

    Singer: Karen Cargill. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Alma Mahler

    5 Songs for voice and piano (1910)

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Karen Cargill.
    • Lieder.
    • Linn.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Gypsy Dance (from Les Hugeunots, Act 3)

    Conductor: Michał Nesterowicz. Orchestra: Barcelona Symphony Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in D major, K 593

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: String Quintets; Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1-4.

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