Mahler’s Symphony No.3


Sunday 23rd January 2022

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tickets from £14.50. £5.50 tickets available for full-time students. Under 30s discount available. All inclusive of booking fees

Sunday 23 January 2022 - 4pm

Mahler - Symphony No.3

Sir Mark Elder

Alice Coote, mezzo soprano

Sopranos and altos of the Hallé Choir
Hallé Children's Choir

Mahler’s Third Symphony is a particular favourite of Sir Mark and he’s excited to be performing it again with the Hallé. He admires its ‘musical imagination and the wonderful accumulative emotional power of its journey.’ Mahler felt that within this symphony ‘the whole of nature finds a voice’, composing it on the shore of the Attersee with views across the lake to the mountains beyond; from there he watched the changing moods of nature, images that seeped into the symphony’s fabric. The inner movements, framed by two vast symphonic canvases, were inspired by flowers, animals, people and angels, and include settings of Nietzsche, and from the folk collection Des Knaben Wunderhorn, in which Hallé Associate Artist, Alice Coote, the Hallé Children’s Choir and sopranos and altos of the Hallé Choir take centre-stage.

BBC Radio 3:
This concert will be recorded live on 23 January, to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 28 January 2022.

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