The conductor Daniel Barenboim has given an interview about his relationship to the music of Gustav Mahler. You can read it in full here.
Among other things, Barenboim discusses the question of emotion in music: (more…)
I have spent a lot of time over the past ten years preparing for publication a score of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the instrumental alterations (Retuschen) of Gustav Mahler. This score has been performed already in the USA by Leonard Slatkin and five times in Europe. (more…)