Chief conductor Klaus Mäkelä

Klaus Mäkelä © Marco Borggreve

Chief conductor Klaus Mäkelä.

Classical Hour: Tchaikovsky

This concert was played:

  1. Symphony No. 6
  1. Klaus Mäkelä conductor

Klaus Mäkelä conducts Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s passionate sixth symphony, which received its world premiere just before the composer’s death.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893) was at the summit of his career when he conducted the world premiere of his own sixth symphony in St. Petersburg, on 28 October, 1893. The symphony gained instant popularity, but he was never to experience his own success – he died suddenly only nine days later. Symphony No. 6 has been given the name Pathetique – the passionate. The composer indicated that he had a more concrete programme in mind, but he never had the opportunity to reveal whether the music had a concrete theme.

(Translation from Norwegian: Sarah Osa)

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  • Adult: 150 - 380 NOK
  • Student: 150 - 190 NOK
  • Child: 150 NOK

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