The beginning of Mahler’s first symphony sounds like the beginning of time itself – primordial, still and expectant.
From this ethereal opening, Mahler’s awe-inspiring symphony traverses a musical journey both epic and intimate, from bird calls and daydreams to twisted folksongs and on to a blazingly exultant conclusion.
Elgar’s cello concerto has come to embody a nation’s lament for a world lost to the Great War, and is his poignant and moving musical response to its horrors and devastation.
With the fearless cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and exciting conductor Elim Chan both making their WASO debuts, you’ll discover sublime new poetry in these enduring and popular masterworks.
ELGAR Cello Concerto
MAHLER Symphony No.1 Titan
Elim Chan conductor
Daniel Müller-Schott cello
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