The Mahler Project

Mahler I

39" x 19"
Oil on Canvas
Private Collection
“My whole life is contained in them. I have set down in them my experiences and my suffering....I felt no sense of loss, for me my 'hero' had lived, loved and triumphed but was he dead...and if not who is there to resurrect in the second symphony?”

~ Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)  in  Die Auferstehung

World premiere: 1889 November 20, Budapest, conducted by the composer.
The Rite of Spring  by  Stravinsky
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: