Concerts & Tickets

2013.2014 Season

Mahler Symphony 1

  • Wed. Nov. 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM
    Roy Thomson Hall
  • Thu. Nov. 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM
    Roy Thomson Hall
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Alison Balsom, trumpet
Alison Balsom,
trumpet

Mahler's Symphony No. 1 echos with European folk dances, spiced by a macabre sense of humour and glowing with an all-embracing love of humanity. The gracious, polished music of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, pupil of Mozart and Haydn and friend of Beethoven, epitomizes the music of the early-nineteenth century.

Come for: BBC Music Magazine calls gifted soloist Alison Balsom, "a true poet of the trumpet as well as a formidable athlete." British conductor Edward Gardner, one of today's hottest young Maestros, makes his TSO début.

And more: Wagner's Prelude to Die Meistersinger is an audience favourite.

  • Edward Gardner, conductor
  • Alison Balsom, trumpet
Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von N├╝rnberg View Notes   Listen
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto View Notes  
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 "Titan" View Notes   Listen

These performances are part of the following series

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