Nature. Pure beauty, raw destructive force, a source of ever-renewed life. It is the eternal cycle of life and death, which in the past few months has been very close to us. Bitter proof that, in spite of all our technology, we are only a cog in nature. Saying goodbye seems an unfair destiny – but one we must accept. Saying goodbye, like love, is part of life.

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concert recorded at Flagey on 12 September and 2 October, 2020
in collaboration with Evil Penguin TV
with the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter and Belga Films Fund

programme

Gustav Mahler
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Das Lied von der Erde: Der Abschied (arr. Schönberg/Riehn)
Sinfonie Nr. 5 cis-Moll: Adagietto

programme

Gustav Mahler
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Das Lied von der Erde: Der Abschied (arr. Schönberg/Riehn)
Sinfonie Nr. 5 cis-Moll: Adagietto


This event is broadcasted on Podium 19. Podium 19 offers virtual performances and concerts from the Flemish culture houses. More info at www.podium19.be.

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This event is broadcasted on Podium 19, a new and free culture channel that you can watch on

Podium 19 offers virtual performances and concerts from the Flemish culture houses. More info at www.podium19.be.

concert in collaboration with Evil Penguin TV
with the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter & Belga Films Fund