Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 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 […]

Mahler – Symphony No. 5 (World Orchestra for Peace, Gergiev at BBC Proms 2010)

Conducted by Valery Gergiev, the World Orchestra for Peace performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 at the BBC Proms 2010.

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.

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.

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.

Mahler – Symphony No. 2 (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mariss Jansons)

Conducted by Mariss Jansons, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Radio Choir (chief-conductor Celso Antunes) performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, known as the Resurrection Symphony. Soloists: Ricarda Merbeth, soprano; Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano.

Mahler – Symphony No. 5 (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Lorin Maazel)

Conducted by Lorin Maazel, the American conductor, violinist, and composer (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014), the 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).

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “The Titan” – Bernstein & Vienna Philharmonic

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