Mahler: Symphony No. 6 Teodor Currentzis & MusicAeterna

Cover Mahler: Symphony No. 6

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Album-Release:
2018

HRA-Release:
26.10.2018

Label: Sony Classical

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Orchestral

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)

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  • Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911): Mahler: Symphony No.6 in A Minor:
  • 1I. Allegro energico, ma non troppo24:57
  • 2II. Scherzo12:36
  • 3III. Andante moderato15:39
  • 4IV. Finale. Sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro energico31:06
  • Total Runtime01:24:18

Info for Mahler: Symphony No. 6



Without dispute Teodor Currentzis is todays hottest & most sought after conductor- alongside his orchestra & choir MusicAeterna. The Greek-Russian conductor who has taken the classical music world by storm (The Times) This is Currentziss first ever recording of Mahler. Mahlers symphonies feature heavily in their tour programme but this is the first time Currentzis has gone into the studio with this composer. His last recording of major symphony repertoire (Tchaikovsky 6) is the highest shipped single album for Currentzis repertoire to date. The album won Japanese Recording Academys highest accolade Gold Award, received 5-star reviews from The Times, NRC Handelsblad, a Diapson Dor Award and was named in many Top albums for 2017 including Best classical recording in Spiegel Online and appeared on the New York Times Best Classical Music Recordings for 2017.

MusicAeterna
Teodor Currentzis, direction



musicAeterna Orchestra
one of the most in demand Russian orchestras in the fi eld of period performance, also working successfully with 20th century music. Founded in Novosibirsk in 2004 by Teodor Currentzis.

The orchestra has performed with Currentzis in Vienna, Amsterdam, London, Baden-Baden, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Perm. In February 2014 the orchestra, together with musicAeterna Chorus, went on a tour of major stages in Berlin, Paris, Lisbon and Athens.

The orchestra has signed an exclusive contract with Sony Classical to record Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro (released in February 2014, received the German Record Critics' Award 'Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik') and Cosi fan tutte (there are also plans to record Don Giovanni), Stravinsky's Les Noces and Le Sacre du printemps, and a disc of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau. Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin and Orchestrais to be released soon. Between 2008 and 2010 the orchestra released three discs on the Alpha label: Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 and Mozart's Requiem.

Teodor Currentzis
Artistic Director of Choir MusicAeterna — Teodor Currentzis. Principal choirmaster — Vitaly Polonsky. The fi rst presentation of the chorus in its current complement took place in Perm in 2011. The repertoire of the chorus, essentially performed in the authentic manner, embraces different styles and historical periods.

The concert programmes of the ensemble include the works of the foreign baroque composers, the masterpieces of the Russian choral music of the 18th — 20th centuries and contemporary pieces. In February 2014 the chorus, together with the orchestra musicAeterna, had a triumphant series of performances in Berlin, Paris, Lisbon and Athens with a concert version of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Handel's psalm Dixit Dominus.

Discography: Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (released in February 2014) and Cosi fan tutte, Stravinsky’s Les noces and a disc of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau — all recorded by Sony Classical. In the autumn of 2013 the chorus took part in the video recording of Purcell's opera The Indian Queen, directed by Peter Sellars and conducted by Teodor Currentzis. The DVD will also be released by Sony.

Booklet for Mahler: Symphony No. 6

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