Mahler Anniversary Celebration!
Gustav Mahler was born in Kaliste, Bohemia on July 7th, 1860, and he died in Vienna on May 18, 1911.
On the anniversary of Mahler’s birth a wonderful event will take place at the city of his birth in the Czech Republic. There will be a dedication of a new park; a concert of Lieder with Thomas Hampson, Baritone, and Anne Sophie von Otter, Soprano.
A Gala open air concert of Mahler’s Symphony #2 will be performed by Prague Philharmonic Choir, and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with Manfred Honeck – conductor
More details are available here:
For those of you in Europe, this is an event not to be missed!
Here is a thrilling video of the Finale of the Mahler 2nd Symphony, as conducted by Bernard Haitink: