The Hallé and Sir Mark Elder

Sunday 14 June 7.30pm (ends approx. 9.40pm)

From £5.00 to £40.00

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Part of Aldeburgh Festival

Sunday 14 June 2020 - 7.30pm

Mark Elder and The Hallé present two remarkable works linked by a film.

Part of the inspiration for Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella Death in Venice came from hearing of Mahler’s death while Mann was staying in Venice, and the Mahler link is central to Visconti’s 1971 film, which uses the fifth symphony’s searing Adagietto throughout.

Britten’s opera adaptation of the novella evokes a similar mood but in a very different language. His shimmering score, heard here as an orchestral suite, conveys beauty and obsession through its minimal textures, rhythms and soundworld inspired by his encounter with gamelan music in Indonesia.

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Britten arr. Steuart Bedford Death in Venice (Suite) 27’
Mahler Symphony No.5 68’

The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder conductor

Main image by Russell Hart

Venue Address:

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP