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BBC Proms 2007

on BBC Radio 3

r Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall ,
London, by Martin Handley. Kurtag's first orchestral work composed in 1994 - a funeral ode - prefaces one of the greatest of all romantic orchestral masterworks, Mahler's last completed symphony, his valedictory Ninth.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor llan Volkov Gyorgy Kurtag Stele
7.45 Twenty Minutes: Prayer
A short story by Istvan Orkeny , in which a mother has to identify the body of her dead son, an emotional journey from denial to acceptance that unfolds with quiet passion. Translated and read by Hungarian-born actress and writer Mia Nadasi.
8.05 Mahler Symphony No 9
This concert is repeated on Wednesday 8 August at 2.15pm


Royal Albert Hall
Martin Handley.
Story By:
Istvan Orkeny
Mia Nadasi.

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