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Mahler: Songs of Life

Immerse yourself in Mahler’s richly rewarding evocations of the beauty and power of nature, the joys of heavenly and earthly love, and the strength of the human spirit.

Mahler series illustration
Zhang ZuoPhoto: Marco Borggreve

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Paavo Järvi – conductor
Zhang Zuo – piano

  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Mahler Symphony No. 5
Royal Festival Hall

Portrait of Xian Zhang

Mahler: The Song of the Earth

Xian Zhang – conductor
Claudia Mahnke – mezzo soprano
Andreas Schager – tenor

  • Mozart Symphony No. 25, K.183
  • Mahler Das Lied von der Erde
Royal Festival Hall

Esa-Pekka Salonen, credit Camilla Greenwell

Mahler: Song of Lamentation

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Rebeca Olvera – soprano
Alwyn Mellor – soprano
Rebecca Nelsen – soprano
Wallis Giunta – mezzo soprano
Ed Lyon – tenor
Roderick Williams – baritone
Philharmonia Voices

  • Mozart Der Schauspieldirektor
  • Mahler Das klagende Lied (original version 1880)
Royal Festival Hall