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Sunday Classics

Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony with Bruckner Orchester Linz

Mahler's epic second symphony - a truly mind-blowing experience

3:00pm, Sunday 29 April 2018

Bruckner Orchester Linz

The full drama of Mahler’s all-embracing second symphony comes to life in performance in a way that very few recordings can hope to capture. With enlarged orchestral forces and a 140-strong choir this work is truly epic, offering up the composer’s apocalyptic vision of life, death and the hereafter. The work exemplifies Mahler’s innovative compositional approach, creating a “world of its own” in symphonic form.

Bruckner Orchester Linz spans 200 years of tradition and excellence. Mahler himself took his first professional conducting job just south of Linz in the summer of 1880. The Orchestra is joined by the Leeds and Sheffield Philharmonic Choruses, both with illustrious histories of their own.

With 200 musicians and singers on stage together performing Mahler’s momentous work in the wonderful Usher Hall acoustics, get ready for a mind-blowing Sunday Classics experience.

Running order

Door time:2:00pm

Mahler Symphony No.2 ‘Resurrection’

Markus Poschner Conductor
Leeds Philharmonic Chorus
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Brigitte Geller Soprano

Prices

Tickets £34, £28, £23, £17 and £12.50 (Concessions available)

Book 5 or more concerts in the 2017-18 season (8 Oct 2017 - 3 June 2018 ) to become a member of the Sunday Classics Club. As a member you can take advantage of the following benefits.

  • Sunday Classics Club Membership Card
  • Free Sunday Classics concert programmes on concert day
  • Complimentary tea/coffee at Sunday Classics concerts
  • Flexible ticket exchange scheme*
  • Invitation to special Sunday Classics Club Party
  • 15% discount on the Sheraton Hotel’s Sunday Lunch**
  • Complimentary glass of Prosecco when booking the Sheraton Hotel’s afternoon tea**

£1.50 transaction fee applies on all phone and online bookings.

Restrictions

Security Measures: Enhanced front of house staff with additional trained security staff will be on duty • No bags or rucksacks will be permitted in to the venue beyond a small handbag • There will be no cloakroom provision for bags and we reserve the right to carry out searches of handbags.

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