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Inspired by Mahler

Despite being, as he described himself, “thrice homeless,” Gustav Mahler rose from humble origins to become the most powerful and celebrated conductor of his time, and one of the greatest composers of all time. By the time of his tragically early death in 1911, he had become an inspirational beacon for a new generation of outsider composers and performers. These composers would re-shape the world of music in the years after World War I

English Symphony Orchestra Art of Storytelling project continues as Henry Goodman narrates Lubin, from Chelm

Following on from the successful launch of their new series of virtual storytelling concerts with the premiere of Kenneth Woods’s The Ugly Duckling narrated by Hugh Bonneville, the ESO are thrilled to welcome Henry Goodman who narrates David Yang’s hilarious Klezmer-inspired work, Lubin, from Chelm. The new orchestral version of Yang’s 2010 composition (orchestrated by Kenneth Woods) premieres on ESO Digital at 6PM on Friday the 4th of December. The video includes performance footage of Goodman and the ESO alongside pencil drawings by Canadian artist Alisa Snyder.

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