Radio 3 Live in Concert: Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Live from Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
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The Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor Marin Alsop bring a varied programme from Brazil, including a brand new work by Clarice Assad, Terra Brasilis, a fantasia on the Brazilian National anthem.
Mahler’s First Symphony, with its minor-key Frere Jacques slow movement and light pastoral themes, is an autobiography of the composer’s early life and includes cuckoo cries and off-stage fanfares.