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Israel Philharmonic celebrates Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday. Mehta is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. 1st day: Khatia Buniatishvili performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Vladimir Horowitz version of the Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt. 2nd day: Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”.
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Mahler – Symphony No 4 (Abbado conducts Lucerne Festival Orchestra)

Conducted by the legendary Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major. Mezzo-soprano: Magdalena Kožená. Live recording from the Lucerne Festival, August 2009.
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Mahler – Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” (Bernstein, London Symphony Orchestra)

Conducted by Leonard Bernstein, the London Symphony Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, known as the “Resurrection Symphony”. Edinburgh Festival Chorus with soloists – soprano: Sheila Armstrong, mezzo-soprano: Janet Baker. Edinburgh Festival, 1974.
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Mahler – Symphony No. 1 (Titan) – hr-Sinfonieorchester

The hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) plays Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”. Conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada. This HD video has been recorded live on September 4, 2015 at Alte Oper, Frankfurt.
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Mahler – Symphony No. 2 (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons)

Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, known as the Resurrection Symphony. Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Netherlands conducted by Mariss Jansons & Netherlands Radio Choir conducted by Celso Antunes. Ricarda Merbeth, soprano; Bernarda Fink, mezzo soprano.
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Mahler – Symphony No. 5 (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Lorin Maazel)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra plays Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 in Gasteig (a cultural center in Munich, opened in 1985, which hosts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra). Conductor: Lorin Maazel, the American conductor, violinist and composer (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014).
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Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “The Titan” – Bernstein & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
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