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Bruckner Symphony No 4 - Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic finish their Barbican residency with two epic visions of nature.

The LA Phil’s annual Barbican residencies have become a regular highlight of London’s musical year, and under Gustavo Dudamel they repeatedly surprise and astonish. Tonight they focus all their virtuosity and verve on two radically different – but equally stunning – musical landscapes.

Some would say that Bruckner’s ‘Romantic’ symphony is his most beautiful – and with its breathless vistas and thunderstorm climaxes, it’ll be fascinating to hear Dudamel charge it with his own inimitable life-force. As for Andrew Norman’s Sustain: well, it’s practically a symphony in its own right – an orchestral mediation on humanity’s relationship to nature. ‘The effect’ wrote the New York Times after its premiere in 2018, ‘was sublime’.

Programme
Andrew Norman Sustain (European premiere)
Bruckner Symphony No 4, Romantic

Performers
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conductor

Event starts
Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Event ends
Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Venue
Barbican Hall
Venue Address
Silk Street
Location

London , London

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Category
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