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Three Choirs: Mahler 4

Hereford Cathedral
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Soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn in black dress on dark green couch.

Artists

Emilia Hoving – conductor
Elizabeth Llewellyn – soprano

Programme

Rolf Martinsson Ich denke Dein... (UK Premiere)

— Interval —

Mahler Symphony No. 4

Mahler’s expressive Fourth Symphony centres around the poem Das himmlische Leben (The Heavenly Life), a child’s vision of heaven, and the music is at times joyful, at times uneasy, ending in a beautiful and serene soprano solo describing the music of the angels. The first half of the concert features the UK premiere of Rolf Martinsson’s Ich denke Dein… a song cycle for soprano and orchestra, exploring the theme of love through five German poems. The soprano voice soars over the lush orchestration, bringing to life the passion of the verses.

Emilia Hoving supported by Pamela White
Mahler Symphony No. 4 supported by Gabbs Solicitors

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Prices & Discounts

£10 – £55

Discounts and concessions available.

Running time:

Approximately 1hr 55mins

Box office

Three Choirs Festival: online or over the phone on 01452 768928 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm)

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