Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde – A Personal Introduction
Documentary

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde – A Personal Introduction

Leonard Bernstein

Production Date: 22/05/1972
43 Min

A song cycle, a symphony or something in between? Leonard Bernstein, arguably the most influential and important Mahler conductor of the 20th century, takes time between rehearsals for a performance of Das Lied von der Erde with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to ponder some of the questions and misconceptions that surround the composer’s last great work for voices and orchestra.

Soloists
René Kollo (Tenor), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo-Soprano)
Ensemble
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor
Leonard Bernstein