1904 Concert Cologne 18-10-1904 - Symphony No. 5 (Premiere)
- Chronology: Year 1904
- Location: Gurzenich
- Nature: First Gurzenich subscription concert
- Program: Mahler, Schubert, Schubert, Beethoven
- Composition Mahler:
- Symphony No. 5 (Premiere)
- Soloist: No
- Conductor: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
- Orchestra: Cologne Gurzenich Orchestra
- Chorus: Gurzenich chorus
- Concert number: c165
- Notes: World premiere. The general rehearsal took place 17-10-1904 at 7 pm. See also Fritz Steinbach (1855-1916). Letter Early October.
The rehearsals lasted two days and were directed by Mahler himself who dedicated the fourth movement "Adagietto" to his wife Alma. At the end of the work, Mahler said: "... Nobody understood the work. I would like to be able to conduct it for the first time again but fifty years after my death! ... ".
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