Symphony No. 2

Symphony No. 2

Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

Main Hall

Tickets are available from €65.00



Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in c minor 'Resurrection'
This concert has no intermission


Budapest Festival Orchestra
Netherlands Radio Choir
Conductor: Iván Fischer
Soprano: Christiane Karg
Mezzo-soprano: Anna Lucia Richter


Budapest Festival Orchestra and Iván Fischer

'Mahler's beauty always hurts', conductor Iván Fischer said recently. Tonight he conducts his own Budapest Festival Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, full of passion, lyricism and brightly shining melodies. Mahler is in good hands with Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. Fischer knows like no other how to get Mahler's music flowing, there is no composer he understands better. As early as 2006, Fischer and the orchestra recorded Mahler's Symphony No. 2. 'Impressive', wrote Gramophone.

Mahler's Symphony No. 2

He who calls us gives us eternal life - sings the choir towards the end of Mahler's Symphony No. 2. In this emotionally charged work, Mahler expresses his ideas about life after death. Bliss and melancholy are both given space. Pure, insinuatingly and moving.