Mozart composed his Thirty-Fourth Symphony at the age of 24 in Salzburg. It was the last symphony he was to write by order of the Salzburg archbishops, after which he settled in Vienna as an independent artist. Taking Goethe's Italienische Reise along, Mendelssohn embarked on a grand tour of Italy in 1830 and decided to compile his impressions into a new symphony: the Italian (later numbered as his Fourth Symphony). In addition to these symphonic works, the orchestra will be enhanced for Mahler's moving Rückert-Lieder by a fine role for the star soprano Véronique Gens.
Symphonie Nr. 34, KV 338
Ouverture (Béatrice et Bénédict)
Symphony no. 4, op. 90, "Italian"