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Mahler: Symphonies 1-9 / Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra

Mahler / London Sym Orch / Gergiev
Release Date: 11/13/2012 
Label:  Lso Live   Catalog #: 730  
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Elena MosucZlata BulychevaAnna LarssonLaura Claycomb,   ... 
Conductor:  Valery GergievJoseph Cullen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony ChorusTiffin Children's Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Valery Gergiev’s performances and recordings of Mahler’s symphonies with the LSO have garnered international acclaim. They have performed the works in Europe, North America and the Far East and their recordings have received numerous awards. The symphonies were originally released between 2008 and 2011 and will now be made available together for the first time as a beautifully packaged 10 SACD box set.

Gustav Mahler redefined the dimensions, structure, and possibilities for expression that the symphony offered. Neglected for decades after his untimely death, his symphonies are now universally regarded as among the greatest works of music. The themes of faith, love, tragedy and death run throughout the cycle of nine completed
Read more scores, effectively chronicling the career of one of the greatest composers on an epic scale. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Elena Mosuc (Soprano), Zlata Bulycheva (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Joseph Cullen,  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/2008 
Venue:  Live  Barbican, London, England 
Length: 77 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Anna Larsson (Alto)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  Tiffin Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Length: 91 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Laura Claycomb (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
7.
Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Evgeny Nikitin (Bass), Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Zlata Bulycheva (Mezzo Soprano),
Lilli Paasikivi (Mezzo Soprano), Alexey Markov (Baritone), Liudmila Dudinova (Soprano),
Sergey Semishkur (Tenor), Viktoria Yastrebova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  Eltham College Choir  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 74 Minutes 32 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 

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