Friday, 14_12_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2nd Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Saturday, 15_12_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3rd Subscription Concert D | with Introduction | Save date
Sunday, 16_12_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2nd Subscription Concert F | with Introduction | Save date

Gustav Mahler

Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of...  more

Symphony No. 4 in G major

Gustav Mahler´s Fourth Symphony is certainly his most “classical” one in terms of dimensions, orchestration and stylistic approach. It was written in 1889 and 1900 in his summer refuge in Maiernigg on the Wörthersee. Its basic mood is through and...

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Intermission

Gustav Mahler

Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of...  more

"Das Lied von der Erde" ("The Song of the Earth")

Ludwig van Beethoven was able to complete nine symphonies, and Anton Bruckner died while working on his ninth, and so it´s no wonder that the occasionally highly superstitious Gustav Mahler was befallen by a certain uneasiness after the completion of...

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Valery Gergiev, Conductor

Born in Moscow, Valery Gergiev initially studied conducting under Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory. While still a student, he won the Herbert von Karajan conducting competition in Berlin. In 1978, aged 24, Valery Gergiev became assistant...  more

Anna Lucia Richter, Soprano

Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Mezzo-Soprano

Tanja Ariane Baumgartner ist crutned among the leading Mezzo-sopranos of our time. Recent highlights include her performances of Fricka (Rheingold/Walküre) at the 2017 Bayreuth Festival as well as this season at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Further...  more

Andreas Schager, Tenor

The Austrian heldentenor, Andreas Schager, initiated his career in the lyric Mozart and operetta roles, before developing into the heroic roles of Wagner and Strauss in 2011. Schager regularly works at major houses and festivals worldwide such as...  more