Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic appear together at the International Festival to play the symphonic masterpiece, Mahler's Seventh Symphony.
Among the world’s most immediately distinctive and recognisable orchestras, the Czech Philharmonic is defined by its rich, individualistic playing that has shaped more than a century of unparalleled performances. Revered maestro Semyon Bychkov has been Chief Conductor and Music Director since 2018.
In the second of their two concerts at the 2022 International Festival, Bychkov and the orchestra present a symphonic masterpiece that the Czech Philharmonic itself premiered in Prague in 1908.
Mahler’s Seventh Symphony is one of the composer’s most daring works, a haunting journey that immerses you amid ghostly apparitions and magical nocturnal sounds of the natural world – before a riotous, life-affirming finale.
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown
Semyon Bychkov Conductor
Mahler Symphony No 7