Christmas Matinee 2020


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Played works

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'
Claude Debussy La mer

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The Christmas Matinee is being led by the young Finnish conductor Klaus Mäkelä, who gave a particularly strong first performance with the Concertgebouworkest back in September. Mäkelä is conducting two undisputed highlights of the history of orchestral music, taking us on a journey over land and sea with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the ‘Pastoral’, and Debussy’s La mer.

Klas Mäkelä in conversation with Dominic Seldis

The recording of this performance was made possible by the Swiss Friends of the Concertgebouworkest. We thank the Swiss Friends for their support!