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Budapest Festival Orchestra & Christiane Karg

Mahler. Symphony no. 4

orchestral
vocal
Thu 17 May 2018 20.00
introduction by Mark Delaere 19.15
start 20.00
expected end time 22.00

Part of Budapest Festivalpas 2018

German folk songs become stirring orchestral pieces

In Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a collection of hundreds of German folk songs, Mahler found almost everything that touched his soul: love of nature, deep piety and the sorrow of death and parting. But the exuberant scenes of soldierly drumming and eccentric humour also appealed to him. In his Fourth Symphony, the melodies twine like a vine around the Wunderhorn lied Das himmlische Leben, a captivating vision of a heavenly feast. 

programme

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Finale from Symphony no. 4 in G major (1905 recording by Mahler on a Welte-Mignon piano roll, with live song)
Selection from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Symphony no. 4 in G major

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Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Finale from Symphony no. 4 in G major (1905 recording by Mahler on a Welte-Mignon pi...

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performers

Budapest Festival Orchestra: orchestra
Iván Fischer: conductor
Christiane Karg: soprano

partners

Thu 17 May 2018 20.00
introduction by Mark Delaere 19.15
start 20.00
expected end time 22.00

Part of Budapest Festivalpas 2018

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