Archive: Mahler 5

Wien Musikverein Großer Saal Musikverein | Großer Saal


  • Alice Sara Ott, piano
  • Yutaka Sado, conductor


Toru Takemitsu
«Nami no Bon »Arrangement for Orchestra on music composed for the film «Nami no Bon», 6th mvt (Finale)
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Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, opening with its ominous trumpet solo, is today one of his best-known orchestral works – and, since Luchino Visconti’s use of the Adagietto in the classic film «Death in Venice», is one of the most played. It was not always so: «The Fifth is a cursed work. No-one understands it», commented the composer after the premiere. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto in F major, K. 459, is one of the most interesting compositions in his oeuvre. This poetic masterpiece is played by the young pianist Alice Sara Ott, who makes her first appearance in a Tonkunstler subscription programme. 

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in c minor op. 37


  • Allegro con brio

  • Largo

  • Rondo. Allegro


35 Min.


Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 5 in c-sharp minor


  • I. Abteilung. Trauermarsch. In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt. Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter Vehemenz

  • II. Abteilung. Scherzo. Kräftig, nicht zu schnell

  • III. Abteilung. Adagietto. Sehr langsam. Rondo-Finale. Allegro


72 Min.