The Mahler Project

Mahler II - Aufersteh'n - Resurrection

36" x 48"
Oil on Canvas
Private Collection
“Rise again, yes, rise again, Will you My dust, After a brief rest! Immortal life! Immortal life Will He who called you, give you”…..

~ Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock,  Die Auferstehung

“Die shall I in order to live. Rise again, yes, rise again, Will you, my heart, in an instant! That for which you suffered, To God will it lead you!”

~ Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)  in  Die Auferstehung

World premiere (complete): December 13, 1895, Berlin 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: