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27 Aug 2010

Sir Simon Rattle introduces Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 (10 min.)

To mark the opening concert of the complete Mahler cycle which was performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle between August 2010 and the end of 2011, Rattle talks about the particular features of Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony, which still shows influences from the composer's beloved “Wunderhorn world”, and in which Mahler also deals with an unhappy love story.

The concert