Articles tagged 'Mahler'

Haydn, Carter and Mahler at the BSO

When Elliott Carter ambled towards Symphony Hall’s proscenium to acknowledge the ovation for his Horn Concerto’s performance, it was hard to separate praise from encouragement.

Haydn, Carter and Mahler at the BSO

When Elliott Carter ambled towards Symphony Hall’s proscenium to acknowledge the ovation for his Horn Concerto’s performance, it was hard to separate praise from encouragement.

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Mostly Symphonies 3.

“…[W]e still sorely missed the symphonie that Rameau never wrote. And so we created it ourselves.”

Mostly Symphonies 3.

“…[W]e still sorely missed the symphonie that Rameau never wrote. And so we created it ourselves.”

Mostly Symphonies 2.

With tour experience the proving ground, Fischer bucks convention, placing the Andante before the Scherzo.

Mostly Symphonies 2.

With tour experience the proving ground, Fischer bucks convention, placing the Andante before the Scherzo.

End-of-the-Year Ramble

This is an exciting discovery. In terms of significance, Gérard Pesson’s opera Forever Valley belongs with Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici and Lachenmann’s Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern.

End-of-the-Year Ramble

This is an exciting discovery. In terms of significance, Gérard Pesson’s opera Forever Valley belongs with Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici and Lachenmann’s Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern.

Four Symphonies: Reduced, Amplified, Completed and Unnecessary

One needs but a moment to get used to the intimate café texture whose Viennese litheness underscores the exquisite Schubertian opening dip.

Four Symphonies: Reduced, Amplified, Completed and Unnecessary

One needs but a moment to get used to the intimate café texture whose Viennese litheness underscores the exquisite Schubertian opening dip.

Echt und Ersatz: Mahler, Bruckner, Rott, Zemlinsky, et al.

With Berg just ’round the corner, it’s been easier to tackle Boulez’s explorations of the purely orchestral Mahler symphonies, especially the Sixth, Seventh and Ninth.

Echt und Ersatz: Mahler, Bruckner, Rott, Zemlinsky, et al.

With Berg just ’round the corner, it’s been easier to tackle Boulez’s explorations of the purely orchestral Mahler symphonies, especially the Sixth, Seventh and Ninth.

Mahler on the Radio

It’s easy to imagine the Symphony of a Thousand’s cast standing alert, their bright, beaming faces ready to emit three cheers for Faust.

Mahler on the Radio

It’s easy to imagine the Symphony of a Thousand’s cast standing alert, their bright, beaming faces ready to emit three cheers for Faust.

Dear La Folia 5.

It’s late night here. One can hear the whispered prayers from neighboring homes that the NASDAQ goes up again, and the plaintive call of the great horned owl.

Dear La Folia 5.

It’s late night here. One can hear the whispered prayers from neighboring homes that the NASDAQ goes up again, and the plaintive call of the great horned owl.

The Year’s Best

The Year’s Best Piano release, plus Mahler, Andriessen, Aluminum and Glass

The Year’s Best

The Year’s Best Piano release, plus Mahler, Andriessen, Aluminum and Glass