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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Symphony no. 6 in A minor "Tragic"

Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Simon Rattle's farewell Mahler 6 at the Philharmonie

By , 19 June 2018
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Nathalia Milstein © Frederic Labrouche
Dublin

Milstein delivers an elegant Mozart K488 while Storgårds and RTÉ NSO produce a thrilling rendition of Mahler 6

By , 18 May 2018
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Barbara Hannigan, Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia © Chris Lee
New York City

Mahler and Sciarrino from Antonio Pappano and the Santa Cecilians at Carnegie Hall

By , 21 October 2017
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Franz Welser-Möst © Satoshi Aoyagi
Cleveland

A turbulent Mahler 6 from Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra

By , 06 October 2017
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The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Proms © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 72: Impressive musicianship from the Vienna Philharmonic in Mahler 6

By , 07 September 2017
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
London

Raw and thrilling Bartók and Mahler from the Philharmonia

By , 07 May 2017
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Jaap van Zweden © Hans van der Woerd
Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden’s artistic vision triumphs in Hong Kong Mahler Six

By , 22 April 2017
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Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo © Belinda Lawley
London

NHK Symphony Orchestra's magnificent Mahler Six in London

By , 06 March 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle © Sebastian Hanel
London

Hope and despair: Rattle transcends in Mahler 6 and Turnage première

By , 19 January 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
New York City

Rattle and the Philadelphians offer a powerful and subtle Mahler Six at Carnegie Hall

By , 10 October 2016
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Sir Antonio Pappano © Musacchio Ianniello | Warner Classics
London

Pappano and the LSO's Mahler 6: competent but missing the mark

By , 19 May 2016
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Jahja Ling © Briana Houston
San Diego

Ling shows love for Mahler in “Tragic” Symphony in San Diego

By , 30 April 2016
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Håkan Hardenberger © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 49: Boston Symphony Orchestra misses the magic in Mahler

By , 22 August 2015
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Boston Symphony miss the magic in Mahler
Ingo Metzmacher © Kai Bienert
Lucerne

One way to heaven: the SWR shines at the Lucerne Easter Festival

By , 27 March 2015
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Gianandrea Noseda © Ramella & Giannese
London

Devilishly good Mahler and Liszt from Noseda and the LSO

By , 15 February 2015
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Jukka-Pekka Saraste © Felix Broede
Gothenburg

A mesmeric Mahler Sixth from the Gothenburg Symphony and Saraste

By , 12 December 2014
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Daniel Harding © Julian Hargreaves
Berlin

Striking Mahler 6 from Berlin Philharmonic under substitute Daniel Harding

By , 04 December 2014
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Daniele Gatti © CAMI
Amsterdam

Mahler 6 seals Gatti's Concertgebouw coronation

By , 27 November 2014
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Hans van der Woerd
Amsterdam

An oddly upbeat, but satisfying performance of Mahler's “Tragic” Symphony

By , 19 August 2014
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Valery Gergiev © Chris Christodoulou
London

Diversity within unity: Valery Gergiev conducts the World Orchestra for Peace

By , 20 July 2014
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Eiji Oue
Milan

Eiji Oue conducts La Verdi in an incandescent Mahler 6

By , 30 January 2014
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Lawrence Power © Jack Liebeck
London

MacMillan's Viola Concerto and Mahler 6 with Jurowski and the LPO

By , 15 January 2014
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London Symphony Orchestra  ©  Gautier Deblonde
London

London Symphony Orchestra's Mahler 6 thrills with Thomas Dausgaard

By , 25 September 2013
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Thomas Dausgaard  ©  Per Morten Abrahamsen
Toronto

An evening of Mahler brings bitter-sweetness to heightened grounds at the Roy Thomson Hall

By , 23 January 2013
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Riccardo Chailly conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 69: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Riccardo Chailly play Messiaen and Mahler

By , 02 September 2012
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Alan Gilbert  ©  Chris Lee
New York City

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in Mahler’s Sixth Symphony

By , 02 May 2012
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©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Mahler's Sixth - not for beginners

By , 26 August 2011
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Basingstoke

“Yet another hard nut ... ”

By , 21 April 2011
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Franz Welser-Möst après Mahler, la sueur perlant du front © Julien Hanck
Paris

Cleveland et Franz Welser-Möst en hérauts des temps passés

By , 16 October 2017
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James Gaffigan © Mat Hennek
Munich

Eine düstere Jagd: Die Münchner Philharmoniker unter James Gaffigan

By , 07 October 2017
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Daniel Harding © Julian Hargreaves
Paris

Rentrée fracassante de l'Orchestre de Paris dans la 6ème de Mahler : gravité et intransigeance

By , 08 September 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle en el Palacio de Carlos V de Granada © Jose Albornoz
Granada

Mahler en los brazos de Rattle: la LSO en el Festival de Granada

By , 02 July 2017
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Christoph Eschenbach © Luca Piva
Hamburg

Das Elbphilharmonie Orchester erzählt von Liebe und Leiden

By , 07 April 2017
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David Zinman © Priska Ketterer
Zürich

Musikalische Schönheit und Tragik: David Zinman dirigiert Mahlers Sechste

By , 03 March 2017
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Sir Simon Rattle © Johann Sebastian Hanel
Paris

LSO, Sir Simon Rattle et Mahler unis dans un immense feu de joie

By , 20 January 2017
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El director titular de la OSG Dmitri Slobodeniouk
La Coruña

El Mahler de Slobodeniouk vuelve a vencer y convencer

By , 05 January 2016
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Semyon Bychkov © Sheila Rock
Munich

Bychkov dirigiert Mahlers Sechste Symphonie

By , 30 September 2015
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