Tomorrow, live from Leipzig, Mahler’s greatest symphony

The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra will broadcast a live online performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony conducted by Riccardo Chailly. The concert, live from Leipzig, It will begin around 5 AM EST, 2 AM PST on Sunday, September 8.

Gewandhaus Orchestra to broadcast live performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Riccardo Chailly will conduct Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, streamed online this Sunday, September 8

The Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig is to broadcast its ‘Great Concert’ live this Sunday, September 8 at 11am CEST (12 noon BST) via Arte Live Web. The online performance will feature Mahler’s Ninth Symphony conducted by the orchestra’s principal conductor Riccardo Chailly.

In 2011, Chailly and the Gewandhaus Orchestra began recording live performances of the complete Mahler symphonies for DVD release on Accentus. Thus far Symphonies Nos 2, 4 and 8 have been released; Symphony No 4 was named Gramophone’s DVD of the month in our August 2013 issue and you can read Peter Quantrill’s review here.

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