100 years ago tomorrow

In advance of the 100th anniversary of Mahler’s death tomorrow, here are a few pointers to activities, concerts and reports to be found across the internet.

The German Theatre Museum is showing the exhibition Gustav Mahler – Composer, Opera Director, Conductor until 18 September. The exhibition features the video interviews made by Universal Edition.

The Leipzig Mahler Festival starts today at the Gewandhaus with Riccardo Chailly conducting the 2nd Symphony. All concerts will be broadcast live on the internet by ARTE and the MDR.

Alex Ross has a round up of Mahler performances available on the internet, including Christoph Eschenbach’s series of the Mahler symphonies with the Orchestre de Paris.

Gavin Plumley has been charting the last days of Mahler’s life on his Entartete Musik Blog.


Mahler Manuscripts Online

Norman Lebrecht and Alex Ross report that the manuscript of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony is now online at the Morgan Library website.

Mahler Symphony No. 5

Also available online are the manuscripts of Der Spielmann and Hochzeitsstück from Das Klagende Lied.


Mahler in New York

Alex Ross reports on the forthcoming Mahler concerts in New York (Berliner Staatskapelle and the New Philharmonic Orchestra).

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