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Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2011


Release Date: 06/26/2012 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 710908  
Composer:  Alban BergGustav Mahler
Performer:  Dorothea RöschmannAnna ProhaskaAnna LarssonJohan Botha
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Dorothea Roeschmann, Anna Larsson, Johan Botha – and rising star Anna Prohaska: master conductor Pierre Boulez the “grand seigneur de subtle minimalism and exquisitely beguiling sounds” (Der Standard), assembled a cast of tremendous distinction for this prestigious concert, conceived as a tribute to Gustav Mahler. After two works by Mahler´s pupil Alban Berg, featuring Roeschmann and Prohaska, the main event of the concert is Gustav Mahler´s large-scale cantata “Das klagende Lied” – a “great spectral opera for the mind´s eye (Wiener Zeitung)
Also available on Blu-ray

Dorothea Roeschmann, Anna Larsson, Johan Botha – and rising star Anna Prohaska: master conductor Pierre Boulez the “grand seigneur de subtle minimalism and exquisitely beguiling sounds” (Der Standard), assembled a cast of tremendous distinction for this prestigious concert, conceived as a tribute to Gustav Mahler. After two works by Mahler´s pupil Alban Berg, featuring Roeschmann and Prohaska, the main event of the concert is Gustav Mahler´s large-scale cantata “Das klagende Lied” – a “great spectral opera for the mind´s eye (Wiener Zeitung)
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Works on This Recording

1. Lulu-Suite by Alban Berg
Performer:  Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Austria 
2. Der Wein by Alban Berg
Performer:  Anna Prohaska (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Austria 
3. Das klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Anna Larsson (Alto), Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano), Johan Botha (Tenor),
Anna Prohaska (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1899; Austria 

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