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Our Principal artist Sir Simon Rattle joins us for the final concert of a major European tour to conduct Mozart’s last three symphonies. Although written in relatively quick succession, these three works offer great contrasts. Symphony No.39 is full of wide, flowing melodies, whilst Symphony No.40 plumbs deep emotional depths and is perhaps one of the most tragic pieces that Mozart penned. Conversely, his last Symphony, No.41 ‘Jupiter’, rounds the evening off in an explosion of sheer joy, energy and exuberance.
Mozart Symphony No. 39
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Mozart Symphony No. 41, Jupiter
Sir Simon Rattle conductor
OAE Extras at 5.45pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall. Free.
A detailed look at Mozart’s last three symphonies with Professor Julian Rushton.
This concert is now sold out. There may be returns nearer the time- ring Southbank Centre Box Office on 0844 847 9922 to check.
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Nearest National Rail: Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross
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