"Le Chant de la Terre" de Mahler au Festival de St-Denis, France (High Definition Digital Video)
"Le Chant de la Terre" de Mahler au Festival de St-Denis, France (June 8, 2017)
The Orchester National de France, accompanied by two remarkable soloists, plays one of Mahler's last works. Discover this symphony of the German composer Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911) divided into 6 lieder, poems sung inspired by Chinese poetic works. These lyrical texts written by the composer's hand tackle existential themes: life, loneliness, drunkenness or death ...
The program :
Gustav Mahler, "The Song of the Earth" (1908)
Song to drink from the pain of the earth
The solitary in autumn
Of the youth
The drunk in the spring
Two voices, two exceptional soloists take turns throughout the concert: the mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill and the tenor Brandon Jovanovich. An orchestra, the Orchester National de France, one of the four musical formations of Radio France, a real institution and the first permanent symphonic orchestra created in France. A conductor, Hartmut Haenchen, a true passionate of Mahler and Wagner, as well known for his powerful interpretations of the compositions of the two German masters as for the publication of numerous works on the subject.