Mahler Feest. The World Listened
Performer Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester
Conductor Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Chailly, Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, Riccardo Muti
Release date Jun 1, 2006
RNW lastest classical music production is this 16-CD box set that comprises concert recordings from the Mahler Feest which took place in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam in May 1995.
In the course of the Mahler Feest the complete oeuvre of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was performed by leading European orchestra's with a strong Mahler tradition: the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Wiener Philharmoniker, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester. Great conductors like Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Chailly and Sir Simon Rattle were involved.
Radio Netherlands Worldwide released this boxed set to mark the departure of the managing director of the Concertgebouw, Martijn Sanders, on 1 June 2006.
On cd 1 and 2 Symphonies 1 and 2 Concertgebouw Orchestra playing with Chailly and Haitink conducting..