Gustav & Alma Mahler: The Tenth
October 1, 2018
Argento (“live-wire splendor”, the New York Times) leads this exploration of Mahler’s Tenth Symphony and the composer’s relationship with Alma Mahler that inspired the work. Hear new arrangements of movements from Mahler’s Tenth and Das Lied von der Erde by composer-conductor Michel Galante, under-appreciated songs by Alma Mahler, and new music inspired by both Gustav and Alma Mahler’s work from composers Patricia Alessandrini, Jesse Jones, and Taylor Brook.
Gustav Mahler — "Trinklied" from Das Lied von der Erde (arr. Michel Galante)
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 10: Adagio and Scherzo/Finale (arr. Michel Galante)
Alma Mahler — Two songs for soprano and piano
Patricia Alessandrini — hommage à Alma Mahler *preview performance
Jesse Jones — Threshold
Taylor Brook — Arrhythmia (expanded version)
Watch & Listen
Simon Rattle conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 10 (Adagio)
Argento performs “in vain” by Georg Friedrich Haas
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