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Journeys of Discovery: Dreams

Thursday 27 April 2023, 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall

Mahler Symphony No.3

Vasily Petrenko Conductor
Hanna Hipp Mezzo-soprano
Philharmonia Chorus
Tiffin Boys’ Choir

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Riotous, hallucinatory, extraordinary: Mahler’s Third Symphony knows no bounds, taking us from the smallest flower to the mystery of divine love.

Mahler’s famous quote about ‘embracing the world’ in his symphonies finds its fullest expression in this, his longest symphony. In six movements he charts the evolution of nature and mankind. The elemental power of summer is set against the delicacy of the natural world. And the dark night of the soul is broken by the sounds of angels and a ‘great summons’ to love more deeply than ever before.

A symphony filled with music of life-enhancing physicality and breathtaking melodic beauty, it is a story of such breadth and ambition that only Mahler could have dreamed of it, let alone write it.

This concert has been rescheduled from from Thu 8 April 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Mrs Aline Foriel-Destezet.

The safety of our audiences is of paramount importance. Government guidelines and safety measures are followed at all the venues in which the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs to ensure that you are able to enjoy the performance in a safe, comfortable environment. Find out more about venue guidance and safety measures below.

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Tickets from £10.50.

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