The BSO returns to concert-giving with a personal selection by Kirill, including Bach’s uplifting chorale, Ives’ “cosmic landscape” which poses the perennial question of existence, and Britten’s arrangement of the delicate second movement from Mahler’s Third Symphony, continuing Kirill’s ongoing exploration of Mahler’s music. The appeal of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is not hard to understand – boisterous, intense, energetic and tuneful – it remains one of the most powerful of all symphonic creations.
The concert is available to view on demand for 30 days after the orginal performance until 7.30pm (GMT) on Friday 30 October.
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