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Work: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'

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ComposerMahler, Gustav (1860-1911)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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TsinandaliGustav Mahler

Mahler: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra; Avtandil Chkhenkeli; Ying Fang; Ketevan Kemoklidze; Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda

MadridCiclo sinfónico: Morir para vivir

Ciclo sinfónico: Morir para vivir
Mahler: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Orquesta Nacional de España; Christoph Eschenbach; Marisol Montalvo; Anna Larsson; Coro Nacional de España

LondonThe Resurrection

The Resurrection
Matthews C., Mahler
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski; Sofia Fomina; London Philharmonic Choir; Philharmonia Chorus

Los AngelesMehta's Mahler

Mahler: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Zubin Mehta; Mihoko Fujimura; Kristin Lewis; Grant Gershon; Los Angeles Master Chorale

StockholmResurrection Symphony

Resurrection Symphony
Mahler: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Christoph Eschenbach; Anna Larsson; Marisol Montalvo; Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
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Bold, dramatic colour in Gražinytė-Tyla's CBSO Mahler 2

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla © Frans Jansen
Mahler 2 must be mother’s milk for the CBSO Chorus, though they sang with affecting passion from their soft, seated entry to towering last peroration of the Resurrection hymn.
****1
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Elder and the Hallé: an almost perfect Mahler 2

Sir Mark Elder © Benjamin Ealovega
Mark Elder conducts Mahler 2 with The Hallé in a measured but utterly compelling performance at Bridgewater Hall
****1
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Bychkov and the Czech Phil explore the limits of Mahler 2

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Czech Philharmonic © Stefan Cohen
Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic's performance of Mahler's “Resurrection” Symphony properly revealed the tensions between intensity and stillness, resistance and fragility. 
***11
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Primeval Light, Redeeming Light: A Boston “Resurrection”

Bernarda Fink, Andris Nelsons, Ying Fang and the Boston Symphony © Winslow Townson
A great close to Maher's Second Symphony in Boston, paired with an earthbound curtain raiser. 
***11
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A fresh start for the Czech Philharmonic

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Czech Philharmonic © Petr Kadlec
Mahler's Resurrection Symphony provides both a thrilling opener and apt metaphor for the orchestra's new era under Chief Conductor Semyon Bychkov.
****1
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