Dr Jon James has picked some of the musical highlights of our 2019/20 season and guides us through these works, telling us about their rhythmic and harmonic nuances as well as showing us what to listen out for in the concert hall.

Here we discuss Mahler’s Symphony No.1, which features in our Fearless Youth concert,┬áled by Ion Marin on 11 December in Poole Lighthouse and on 12 December in Portsmouth Guildhall.