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Thomas Hampson introduce the film streaming premiere of Thomas Hampson: In Search of Gustav Mahler, an hour of narration and song performance looking at Mahler’s life and personality through his lieder.


 


 

08-07-2020
Mahler Hour Monthly
Due to the enormous success of the first two 'Mahler Hours', Mahler Foundation has decided to organize a monthly Mahler Hour from now on. The monthly Mahler Hour is on the first Tuesday of each...
02-07-2020
Embrace Everything
The Embrace Everything series is an exploration and celebration of the music of Gustav Mahler. Each season explores a different Mahler symphony and includes interviews with leading conductors, music...
02-07-2020
Second Mahler Hour
Mahler turns 160! Second Mahler Hour by Mahler Foundation . Featuring: Marina Mahler, Aaron Cohen, Eveline Nikkels, Joost Honselaar, Thomas Hampson, Francisco Bricio and others. Host: Morten Solvik....
08-06-2020
Alma Mahler and Allert de...
A new edition will be released on June 12, 2020: Briefwechsel Alma Mahler - Allert de Lange Verlag , a publication of the Gustav Mahler Stichting Nederland, delivered by Matthijs Boumans and Eveline...
04-06-2020
Updates website
Link: List of new information added to the Mahler Foundation website . Sorting: Last update first.
18-05-2020
Mahler Festival 2021...
For the third time in its history the Concertgebouw is organising a major tribute to Gustav Mahler. In 1920 the first ‘Mahler Fest’ took place in Amsterdam, for the occasion of Willem Mengelberg’s...
18-05-2020
First Mahler Hour
Mahler Around the World This event brings together people from all over the world with a purpose to pay tribute to the g reat composer Gustav Mahler, on his 109th death anniversary. The live...
01-05-2020
Mahler Festival 2020 online
Ten new Mahler documentaries Mahler Foundation and Het Concertgebouw have commissioned ten new documentaries on the occasion of the Mahler Festival 2020 in Amsterdam (from 8 to 17 May 2020). These...
20-04-2020
Earth Day 2020
Join Mahler Foundation for The Song Of The Earth on Earth Day! Three Inspiring Films for Earth Day 2020 Gustav Mahler once said: "I want to be remembered as the 'Singer of Nature,'", and no work...
24-03-2020
Resurrection Symphony
In August 1892 a cholera epidemic struck Hamburg as Mahler was on his way there to conduct another season at the Stadttheater. Faced with possibly drastic consequences and defying orders that he...
22-03-2020
Mahler World Map
World map with all the locations visited by Gustav Mahler. The map also contains other Gustav Mahler related locations such as the Mahler Societies and the Mahler Foundation. Link to the Gustav...
20-03-2020
Mahler Green Composer
Gustav Mahler: A green composer 'In Mahler’s time, although industrialisation was in full swing, there was not yet a tangible threat to nature. Nevertheless, Mahler was highly aware of the value of...
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Cartoons

Cartoons and caricatures published during the life of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Collected from worldwide publications.

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Sculpture

Images of Gustav Mahler made by his daughter Anna and by Auguste Rodin. With a complete list of the original Rodin casts.

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Paintings

Paining by Gallen-Kallela "Lit up only by fire, quite a la Rembrandt .... a strong likeness. You would be astonished!' - Gustav Mahler (1907).

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Photo albums

The private family photo album of Gustav and Alma Mahler. Alma Schindler's photo album after Gustav Mahler. Photos from various Mahler Festivals.

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Videos

  • Symphony No. 1

    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1. Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor Daniel Harding. Fragment.
  • Symphony No. 2

    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 2 (brass chorale). Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor Daniele Gatti. Fragment.
  • London was comparable to what, ‘one feels upon seeing the ocean for the first time. The spectacle is so imposing that one suddenly understands what has happened to humanity’. Mahler wrote this comment following his arrival to this city during the summer of 1892. He was to spend 57 days here during which time he enhanced his reputation as a performing artist and provided a distinctive contribution to the cultural life of London.

    1892. City of London.

    1892. London. Tower Bridge.

    In 1892 London was the World’s largest metropolis with a population of 6.5 million, compared to 4 million in New York and 2.7 in Parijs.

    1892. London. Fleet Street.

    Prior to his visit Gustav Mahler was the Director of the Vienna State Opera. In Hamburg he had directed a series of operas by Wagner and Beethoven, many of which he would also perform in London. Originally Mahler was contracted to conduct nine performances in London but demand for tickets outstripped availability and the schedule was increased by nine extra performances. We should not be surprised by the interest created by the arrival of Mahler.

    1892. London. Covent Garden Market.

    His reputation as a conductor was highly respected. But performances of his compositions had, for the most part, been greeted with hostility and general bemusement. For example, the premiere of his First Symfonie was so disappointing that Mahler avoided friends and family after the performance to ease the embarrassment.

    1892. London. London Bridge.