#Gustav Mahler

On Gustav Mahler’s anniversary, we keep reading through the composer’s music diary.
On an equally green and sunny summer day 160 years ago, Gustav Mahler was born. Despite his family having no musical background, Mahler’s world was full of sounds and voices since early childhood, while his first impressions involved folk songs. Songs retained their place as one of the key genres in the great Austrian’s creative […]
The third of Mahler’s songs to be played on musicAeterna.org today was written in February 1892. Not even 32 at that point, Mahler had recently become head of Hamburg Opera and had definitely gained recognition as a conductor. Mahler the composer, on the other hand, had lived through the failed premiere of Symphony No.1 and was completely […]
To conclude the Gustav Mahler day, we offer you to remember his Symphony No.4 — but instead of listening to the traditional concert performance, let’s dive deeper into it together with maestro Teodor Currentzis and Dr. Renate Stark-Voyt, vice president of the International Gustav Mahler Society. The Currentzis-LAB recording of Stuttgart’s SWR Orchestra will let […]
Today, we present the final part of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.3 performed by the musicAeterna orchestra and conducted by Teodor Currentzis. One of the warmest and most touching pieces by the Austrian composer is dedicated to love — love that empowers us and helps us overcome any pain. What does love mean to you? To […]