Wolfgang Rihm während der Endproben zu seiner Komposition „Séraphin“ bei den Donaueschinger Musiktagen 2011 (photo: picture alliance / dpa | Rolf Haid)

Musikfest Berlin

An organ, three pianos and eight horns. The huge cast for Willem Pijper’s Second Symphony deterred concert producers from performing it in his own time. Which makes it all the more exciting to be able to experience this rediscovery from the Dutch symphonic repertoire now in Berlin, performed by the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest under Lahav Shani, in combination with works by Gustav Mahler and György Ligeti.

Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest

Lahav Shani conductor

György Ligeti


Willem Pijper

Symphony No. 2 (German Premiere of the original version)

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 1 in D major

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