Posts tagged Mahler
A performance of Mahler’s ninth symphony by the New York Philharmonic, on January 10, 2012, was cut short 13 bars before the end. An iPhone located near the stage continued to play the default Marimba ringtone until conductor Alan Gilbert stopped the performance and addressed the guilty party directly.
According to Paul More >
Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 is tied with No. 5 for being my favorite Mahler work. So naturally when a friend told me he was going to conduct it I was excited. No. 6 presents two problems that the conductor needs to resolve. One is the ordering of the middle movements. More >
Born July 7, 1860 in Kalisté, Bohemia
Died May 18, 1911 in Vienna, Austria
First Performance: Varies
Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The youth’s magic horn) is a collection of folk tales gathered by the poets Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) and Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) during More >