Gustav Mahler

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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
The conductor’s fine recording with the Berlin Radio Symphony has accuracy, perception and crystalline detail

Andrew Clements

13, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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House music: Andrew Clements' watching and listening highlights
This week, Opera Harmony’s new socially distanced mini-operas, streaming from a scaled-down Salzburg, and the Proms revisits BBCSSO’s five-star Vaughan Williams

Andrew Clements

10, Aug, 2020 @4:41 PM

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Mahler: where to start with his music
Conceived on a massive scale, Gustav Mahler’s seismic symphonies draw on the folk poetry of his native Bohemia and include the longest ever written by a major composer

Andrew Clements

29, Jul, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Mahler: Titan review – period instrument insights into a beautiful mind
Before Mahler’s First Symphony reached its final form, it was a ‘tone poem’, well revived here on German and Viennese instruments

Andrew Clements

09, May, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Fischer review – rich and urgent Mahler
The orchestra who premiered the work in 1912 gave Mahler’s Ninth Symphony a fierce and articulate performance under Ádám Fischer

Tim Ashley

21, Feb, 2019 @11:59 AM

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Mahler: Symphony No 6 review – Currentzis brings urgency and red-blooded glitz
Teodor Currentzis and his MusicAeterna’s take on Mahler 6 is engaging and highly coloured, if not one for the traditionalists

Erica Jeal

08, Nov, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Prom 67: Boston Symphony Orchestra/Nelsons review - reaching for the divine
Andris Nelsons gave shape and a gathering sense of intensity to Mahler’s colossus of a symphony

Erica Jeal

03, Sep, 2018 @1:13 PM

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Prom 11: BBCNOW/Thomas Søndergård review – bowing out in style
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s principal conductor signs off with a performance of heady abandon

Tim Ashley

23, Jul, 2018 @3:25 PM

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Bavarian State Orchestra / Petrenko review – Rattle's heir thrills with wild intensity
Kirill Petrenko’s rapport with the awesome Bavarian players delivered a truly dazzling Mahler Seventh, and underlined why his move to Berlin is hotly anticipated

Martin Kettle

03, Jun, 2018 @12:19 PM

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What’s weird about the Duchess of Sussex’s light tights? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Churchill on the tube | Richard Madeley v Gavin Williamson | Proms symphonies | Leg coverings | Stapling the Guardian

Letters

30, May, 2018 @5:07 PM

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LSO/Rattle review – clarity and beauty bring insights to Mahler and Tippett
The LSO were nigh-on flawless in a pair of concerts featuring late Tippett and Mahler, and the world premiere of Helen Grime’s extravagant sonic tapestry Woven Space

Tim Ashley

23, Apr, 2018 @12:24 PM

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Mahler/Riehn: Das Lied von der Erde review – brightness and immediacy
Petr Alrichter’s recording of Riehn’s chamber version of Mahler’s almost impossibly taxing song-symphony is well worth the listen

Andrew Clements

22, Mar, 2018 @3:30 PM

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