The Royal Opera House Muscat proudly presents Gustav Mahler's exalted and utterly gorgeous Symphony No. 3, voted the tenth-greatest symphony of all time in a survey by BBC Music Magazine. For this special concert, the celebrated maestro, Emmanuel Villaume will conduct the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir and the Bratislava Boys Choir. One of the highlights of Mahler's Symphony No. 3 is a heavenly alto solo to be performed by the renowned Mezzosoprano, Bernarda Fink, whose voice has been described as “opera's most elegant".
Established in 1949, the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra is recognised as one of Europe's finest. The Orchestra has become a formidable artistic force, attracting some of the world's most important talent to the post of Chief Conductor, including Václav Talich, Jiří Bělohlávek, Leoš Svárovský, Emmanuel Villaume and James Judd. The Slovak Philharmonic is regularly invited for guest performances on leading European stages. Tours abroad encompass almost all European countries, as well as Turkey, Japan, South Korea and the United States.
Mahler's celebrated Third Symphony will be performed under the baton of Emmanuel Villaume on one night only - Thursday 4th April at 7:30 pm.