Mahler's New York
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All concerts and events through June 13, 2021 are cancelled. Learn more about our response to COVID-19. Support the Philharmonic by donating your tickets.

Mahler's NY

Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival

Welcome, Willkommen, to Mahler’s New York, a celebration of the composer / conductor and erstwhile New Yorker / Philharmonic Music Director (1909–11). The digital festival took place over the course of two weeks in April 2020 (we dropped new content every day), but you can still explore Mahler’s life and music.

But most of all, in this period of global isolation and crisis, we hope you will take comfort and inspiration in Mahler’s music and musings.

“And now, in this solemn and deeply stirring moment, when the confusion and distractions of everyday life are lifted like a hood from our eyes, a voice of awe-inspiring solemnity chills our heart, a voice that, blinded by the mirage of everyday life, we usually ignore: ‘What next?’ it says. ‘What is life and what is death? Will we live on eternally? Is it all an empty dream or do our life and death have a meaning?’ And we must answer this question, if we are to go on living.”
— Mahler, on his Symphony No. 2, Resurrection

    Video Broadcasts

Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

The first Mahler’s New York broadcast features Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, conducted by former Music Director Lorin Maazel, originally presented on Live From Lincoln Center in 2005, plus a special greeting from Music Director Jaap van Zweden.


    Explore

Mahler Grooves

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Archival Exhibit

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Virtual Walking Tour

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Social Media

Connect

Recipes

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    Audio of Symphonies and More

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Symphony No. 3

Added April 19

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Symphony No. 4

Added April 21

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Symphony No. 7

Added April 25

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Symphony No. 3

Added April 19

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Symphony No. 4

Added April 21

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Symphony No. 7

Added April 25

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Symphony No. 9

Added April 28

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I Remember Mahler (1964)

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Symphony No. 9

Added April 28

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I Remember Mahler (1964)

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Major support for Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival is provided by Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin.

Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival is supported in part by a generous grant from the American Orchestras’ Futures Fund, a program of the League of American Orchestras made possible by funding from the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.

Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival partners include Google Arts & Culture; Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Neue Galerie New York, Café Sabarsky; and WQXR.

For more digital content, visit NY Phil Plays On, a new online portal to provide comfort and connection to millions of classical music fans worldwide.

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