James Gaffigan (c) Vera Mann

Van Gilse & Schubert's 'Unfinished Business


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Kyrie, KV 341
  • Franz Schubert Seventh symphony 'Unvollendete'
  • Jan Van Gilse Der Kreis des Lebens

This concert focuses on music by Jan van Gilse, one of the most important Dutch composers and conductors after 1900. Musicologist Eduard Reeser praised his much-appreciated "spirited musicality and technical mastery" and called him a "born composer. Featured here is his cantata Der Kreis des Lebens (1929) to lyrics by Rainer Maria Rilke, composed in Berlin. In addition, the finished beauty of Franz Schubert's "Unfinished" symphony.

Friday 20 January 2023
8:15 pm

Large Hall


Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
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James Gaffigan (c) Vera Mann
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Netherlands Radio Choir
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Benjamin Goodson - Photo: Paolo Ferla
Benjamin Goodson
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Elena Tsallagova
Benjamin Bruns

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