Mahler Event!

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:

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