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Composer: Matthews, Colin (b. 1946)

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings | Matthews C.
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Year of birth1946
NationalityUnited Kingdom
PeriodContemporary
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Jurowski's Mahler 2: “In my End is my Beginning”

The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski © Ben Ealovega
Impressive control from Vladimir Jurowski and his LPO forces in Mahler's great work about death and resurrection, but with obvious clinical detachment too.
****1
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Sapiens: humanity in music

Jessica Cottis © Kaupo Kikkas
Two world premieres from Mark Bowden and Colin Matthews breath life into the Southbank's Queen Elizabeth Hall.
****1
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Prom 41: Mahler's unnumbered symphony

Mark Elder conducts the Hallé Orchestra © BBC|Chris Christodoulou
A strange combination of a Berlioz overture, a commemorative work and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Hallé, Sir Mark Elder, Alice Coote, Gregory Kunde and Leonard Elschenbroich.
***11
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Prom 29: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Edward Gardner with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain © BBC | Mark Allan
The space-themed Prom 29 matches old favourites with new works in joyous performances.
****1
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Tilson Thomas and Wang shine with the LSO

The LSO and soloist Yuja Wang join Principal Guest Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas to celebrate his 70th birthday. 
****1
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