Like the other SFS Mahler SACD release of his Symph #6, I also physically attended the performance of this Symphony #1 - perhaps on the same day of its recording. Wonderful performance, and the recording lives up to the "liveness".
Multichannel SACD is just wonderful, and it's backed by a top-notch ... more
I actually attended the phenonmenal performance of this work plus or minus a day or two from the actual live recording. It was just after 9/11 so there was a special significance to this performance.
Between movements MTT was alerted that a San Francisco & worldwide music favorite, violinist Isaac ... more