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    Gurrelieder is a tale of a love that even death cannot vanquish, of rage against the heavens, and ultimately of consolation in a closing musical sunrise of unparalleled beauty.

    What started out as a modest song-cycle grew into one of the most opulent musical giants of the 20th century – a cantata of Wagnerian ambition and proportions.

    The LSO and its Music Director Designate Sir Simon Rattle are joined by an outstanding line-up of soloists.

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    Schoenberg
    Gurrelieder 99’

    Eva-Maria Westbroek Tove
    Simon O’Neill Waldemar
    Karen Cargill Wood-Dove
    Peter Hoare Klaus the Fool
    Christopher Purves Peasant
    Thomas Quasthoff Speaker

    CBSO Chorus
    Orfeó Català
    London Symphony Chorus
    London Symphony Orchestra
    Sir Simon Rattle conductor

    There will be no interval