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Subject: Re: Rattle and LSO live now
From: E J Michel <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:E J Michel <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:56:34 -0500

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A kind lister pointed out this is LIVE on
and BETTER sound!

Best regards,

E J Michel
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On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 2:34 PM, E J Michel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Live from the Barbican Hall, the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon
> Rattle perform Mahler's Sixth Symphony and a world premiere by Mark-Anthony
> Turnage.
> Since his '60s Liverpool childhood when the Mahler revival was getting
> under way, Simon Rattle has been obsessed with his music and has become one
> of the world's leading Mahler conductors.
> Rattle has paired this darkest of Mahler's symphonies with another of his
> passions, new music. Ever since Mark-Anthony Turnage was the City of
> Birmingham Symphony Orchestra's Composer in Association in the early 1990s,
> Rattle has championed his music and premiered many of his most important
> works.
> Tonight's world premiere is 'Remembering', a memorial for Evan Scofield,
> the 25-year-old son of Turnage's long-time musical collaborator and close
> friend, John Scofield. It's a substantial and deeply-felt work in which,
> says Turnage, he has at once tried to reflect Evan as an original and
> positive person and to 'reconcile something very personal and private with
> a statement experienced in a public space'.
> Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.
> Mark-Anthony Turnage: Remembering
> London Symphony Orchestra
> Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
> 7.55pm Interval
> Interval music (from CD), chosen by Mark-Anthony Turnage
> Stravinsky: Do not go gentle into that good night (from In memoriam Dylan
> Thomas)
> Alexander Young (tenor)
> Columbia Chamber Ensemble
> Igor Stravinsky, conductor
> Mark-Anthony Turnage: Eulogy (2003)
> Lawrence Power (viola)
> Nash Ensemble
> 8.15
> Mahler: Symphony No 6 in A minor
> London Symphony Orchestra
> Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
> After tonight's concert there's a chance to hear works performed during a
> recent concert that surveyed music written and performed in Terezin and the
> Warsaw Ghetto - Music on the Brink of Destruction.
> Best regards,
> Elizabeth
> E J Michel
> ===============
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