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Concertgebouworkest plays Mahler's Symphony No. 9

Concertgebouworkest plays Mahler's Symphony No. 9

Feb 05, 2020Feb 07, 2020
8.15pm
Concertgebouw Main Hall, Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN
Amsterdam
From 31 euros (including drinks)

Concertgebouworkest plays Mahler's Symphony No. 9

The Concertgebouworkest is performing Mahler’s powerful Symphony No. 9 under the direction of the Korean conductor Myung-Whun Chung.

Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Mahler’s symphonies are very autobiographical, full of glimpses into his marital problems, his love of nature, and his anger and doubts. The ninth may arguably be the most autobiographical of them all. Every second of his last completed symphony gives the impression of being a personal drama, with moments of frenzy and absolute despair.

Symphony No. 9 is also brimming with special sound effects. Mahler had always been a brilliant orchestrator, but in this work, he manages to outdo even himself.

Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam

Concertgebouworkest plays Mahler's Symphony No. 9

Here's what you need to know:

  • What: Mahler's Symphony No. 9
  • When: February 5-7 at 8.15pm
  • Where: Concertgebouw Main Hall, Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN Amsterdam
  • Tickets: From 31 euros (including drinks)

About the Concertgebouworkest

Concertgebouworkest is one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded the orchestra's unique sound, which clearly stands out among thousands of others.

While the exceptional acoustics of the Concertgebouw also play an important role in this respect, no other orchestra sounds quite like the Concertgebouworkest in the Main Hall.

Concertgebouw conductor Myung Whun Chung

Concert programme

  • Mahler's Symphony No. 9

Performers

  • Concertgebouworkest
  • Myung-Whun Chung | Conductor

Buy your tickets

Buy your Concertgebouworkest concert tickets online. Find out even more about the concert on the Concertgebouworkest website.

Video of Mahler's Ninth Symphony, conducted by Honorary Conductor of the Concertgebouworkest: Bernard Haitink.