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In March 2008 LSO Live will release its first recording with the orchestra's Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev. It is also Gergiev's first commercial recording of a Mahler symphony and marks the start of a complete cycle of the composer's symphonies.

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Gergiev is conducting the cycle in concert with the LSO in London and on tour in Europe throughout the 2007-2008 season. The concerts culminate in performances of the Symphony No. 8 at St Paul's Cathedral in July 2008.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor 'Tragic'

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev is one of the most charismatic maestros on the circuit and his Mahler series in London has aroused passionately divergent responses. If you prize the textural elucidation that... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 9

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Gergiev paces and balances [the opening's] unfolding finely, from halting start via macabre climax to nostalgic fade-out. The ensuing Landler movement duly comes as a shock as Mahler doubtless... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Laura Claycomb (soprano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

pacing is almost always emotionally precise, and sonorities rounded and well-judged More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 2

Elena Mosuc (soprano) & Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo)

London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Valery Gergiev

Singing without scores, the London Symphony Chorus are on unambiguous great form. Once Gergiev has the bit between his teeth, the tension hardly lets up… More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major 'Symphony of a Thousand'

Viktoria Yastrebova, Ailish Tynan, Ludmila Dudinova (sopranos), Lilli Paasikivi, Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo-sopranos), Alexey Markov (baritone), Sergey Semishkur (tenor) & Evgeny Nikitin (bass)

Choir of Eltham College, Choral Arts Society of Washington, London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony...

As a concert venue St Paul's Cathedral's problems remain acute: chief culprit is the building's notorious nine-second reverberation period which gives climaxes earth-shattering power but reduces... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Anna Larsson (contralto)

Tiffin Boys Choir, London Symphony Chorus, & London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

The first and third movements climax in a dash to the finishing-line that has one pinned to one's seat. The finale has an immediacy and machismo you may or may not find at odds with its elevated... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 7

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Right from the start, with those dark, dragging rhythms, there's a sense that something special is afoot here. Driven and grittily intense though his direction often is, it isn't ruthless.... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

There are no gimmicks in Gergiev's pacing, just clarity and sense in some of the music's most treacherous corners; you do get some nicely pushed/pulled speeds and sculpted details, but they never... More…

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Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major 'Titan'

London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Not since Bernstein have we encountered a Mahler conductor of such idiosyncrasy and fire as Valery Gergiev. …right from the very first vividly characterised sounds of nature, every detail has... More…

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Mahler: Symphonies 1-9 (complete)

Elena Mosuc (soprano - Symphony No. 2) & Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo - Symphony No. 2), Anna Larsson (contralto - Symphony No. 3), Laura Claycomb (soprano - Symphony No. 4), Viktoria Yastrebova, Ailish Tynan, Ludmila Dudinova (sopranos - Symphony No. 8), Lilli Paasikivi, Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo-sopranos...

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