Andris Nelsons's Brahms series climaxes in Ein deutsches Requiem, composed in memory of the composer's mother and his most famous champion, Robert Schumann. In this epic masterwork he poured out his heart as never before, a profound emotional release from a young composer who had emerged from desperately impoverished beginnings and now stood on the verge of international acclaim. It is performed this evening alongside a choral work regarded as second only to the Ein deutches Requiem, the Song of Destiny.
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Oct 10 2013, 19:30 - Royal Festival Hall
Andris Nelsons conducts Brahms's Symphony No. 1 and is joined by Hélène Grimaud to perform Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1
Oct 13 2013, 19:30 - Royal Festival Hall
Andris Nelsons conducts Brahms's St Anthony Variations, Double Concerto in A minor and Symphony No. 3
London Autumn-Spring 2013/14
Find out about the Philharmonia's 2013/14 season of concerts at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall