Year 1898. Location:
Neues Deutsches Theatre (State Opera). Nature: Fourth philharmonic concert for the benefit of the orchestra and chorus’ pension fund.
Program: Mahler, Beethoven, Berlioz, Hermann, Schumann, Schubert, Beethoven.
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Orchestra:
Orchestra of the Koniglich Deutsches Landestheater reinforced by 25 players from the Czech national theater, total of 90 players. Chorus: No.
Concert number: c098.
Notes: First performance in Prague. It is interesting that a decade earlier, on 22-07-1888, the Bohemia reported that Gustav Mahler’s symphony will be performed next season (i.e. 1888-1889) at Prague, conducted by the composer.
Review in Prager Tagblatt 03-03-1898
Review in Prager Tagblatt 05-03-1898. W.B.
Review in Bohemia 05-03-1898 by Adalbert Kulhanek
Review in Bohemia 05-03-1898 by Adalbert Kulhanek. Letter fron
Angelo Neumann (1838-1910) to Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) Review in Neue musikalische Rundschau 02-1897/98. Page 49-51
1898 Concert Prague 03-03-1898 – Symphony No. 1.
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