Gustav Mahler Jubilee Celebration
The celebration begins with Hampson’s recital from Mahler’s birth-house in Kaliště, Czech Republic, on July 7 – the date of Mahler’s birth 150 years ago – that will be webcast live on www.medici.tv. The evening’s program features a concert with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Hampson, Anne Sofie von Otter and Marita Sølberg, conducted by Manfred Honeck.
The day-long birthday celebration will be filmed and broadcast by Nordisk Film in cooperation with the Gustav Mahler Society of the Czech Republic, Czech TV, NRK TV, ARTE-France, EuroArts, SVT and The Rest is Music. The webcast will also be available for streaming through www.medici.tv for sixty days following the performance.
JIHLAVA 10.30: Opening of the Gustav Mahler Park with the Mahler Memorial
KALIŠTĚ 14.00: Planting the roses
15:00: Song Recital in Gustav Mahler’s Birthplace Kaliště
Gustav Mahler: Lieder. Thomas Hampson, baritone. Wolfram Rieger, piano.
Live Webcast on www.medici.tv
17.00: Gustav Mahler and field music in Jihlava 1875
Prague Castle Guard and the Czech Police Band
20.15: Mahler Gala – Open Air Concert / Live TV broadcast
GUSTAV MAHLER Totenfeier / Rheinlegendchen / Ging heut’ morgen übers Feld / Urlicht / Ich atmet’ einen Linden Duft / Revelge / Es sungen drei Engel / Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen / Trost im Unglück / Symphony no. 2, Finale
Thomas Hampson – baritone
Anne Sofie von Otter – mezzo-soprano
Marita Solberg – soprano
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Manfred Honeck – conductor
The concert will be broadcast live on television and over the Internet / ARTE (Web TV).
There will also be a DVD of this concert: EuroArts