Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

In 1973, a student at the London Academy of Music persuaded his fellow students to perform Mahler’s Second Symphony under his direction. The acclaimed concert drew attention to the young conductor for the first time: Simon Rattle. In this recording from 2010, Rattle performs the work with the Berliner Philharmoniker. The programme also includes Schoenberg’s harrowing melodrama A Survivor from Warsaw.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle

Rundfunkchor Berlin

Kate Royal

Magdalena Kožená

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© 2010 Berlin Phil Media GmbH

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