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Mahler: Death, warmth, comfort and…vomit?

Fri Jan 7 2011

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Who doesn't love The Magic Flute? We certainly do! It's our first performance of Mozart's magic opera today… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


In two weeks time we’re getting out of our comfort zone and playing some HUGE (for us) pieces by Mahler, Liszt and Wagner with our Principal Artist Vladimir Jurowski. On the programme are two pieces by Mahler, his Totenfeier, and also the song cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (with soloist Sarah Connolly). Ahead of the concerts we caught up with some OAE players and asked them what Mahler means to them. Opinion was mixed…

You can catch the concert on 21 January at the Royal Festival Hall, 22 January at the Théatre de Champs Elysées in Paris, and two pieces feature in our Night Shift on 19 January at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.


  • I think we should hear more from Annette Isserlis! 🙂

    Michael Smith Sat Jan 8 2011
  • Wow, I never noticed how much Charles Fullbrook looks like Gergiev. Now THAT would be a badass Halloween costume.

    Olivia Mon Jan 10 2011