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Ensemble

Shattering Conviction

MIKE WHEELER listens to
Markus Stenz and the Hallé
in music by Colin Matthews and Mahler

 

The Hallé, BBC Philharmonic and Manchester Camerata are jointly performing all the Mahler symphonies to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. Alongside the Mahler they have commissioned a series of companion pieces from composers including Kurt Schwertsik, David Matthews (his Symphony No 7), Anthony Payne and Luke Bedford.

Symphony No 2, with Markus Stenz conducting the Hallé, Hallé Choir and Hallé Youth Choir, came to Nottingham (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 31 January 2010), together with its curtain-raiser, Crossing the alps, a short choral work by Colin Matthews...

Copyright © 8 February 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GUSTAV MAHLER

COLIN MATTHEWS

HALLE ORCHESTRA

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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