Esa-Pekka Salonen leads a performance of two symphonic masterpieces as the Philharmonia returns to Budapest.
First, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony – and its iconic opening, beginning with arguably the best-known moment in classical music. But those four fateful notes underpin an extraordinary piece that offers drama, tragedy and an irresistible sense of adventure throughout.
To finish, a journey to the Finnish landscapes of Salonen’s compatriot Jean Sibelius. His Second Symphony offers warmth and emotion in equal measure, taking the listener on an heart-stopping adventure that culminates in one of the most spectacular finales ever written.
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6,000 HUF – 22,900 HUF
1 hour 40 minutes, including 20-minute interval