Browse: Mahler - Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'
This page lists all recordings of Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection' by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911).
Kate Royal (soprano), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Sir Simon Rattle
the post-holocaust enchantments are magically coloured. For anyone who cares about this symphony Rattle's new recording is essential listening, if not necessarily a first port of call...[he]... — More…
Lisa Milne (soprano) & Birgit Remmert (alto)
Budapest Festival Orchestra & The Hungarian Radio Choir, Iván Fischer
…Fischer… rarely pushes too hard. The orchestral sound is lean but not undernourished, allowing for even balance between contesting lines - outstanding in the funereal coda of the first movement... — More…
Arleen Augér (soprano - Symphony No. 2), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo -Symphony No. 2), Birgit Remmert (contralto - Symphony No. 3), Amanda Roocroft (soprano - Symphony No. 4); Christine Brewer (soprano), Soile Isokoski (soprano), Juliane Banse (mezzo-soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano), Jane Henschel...
Anne Schwanewilms (soprano) & Olga Borodina (mezzo)
Münchner Philharmoniker & Munich Philharmonic Choir, Valery Gergiev
It reminds me a little of Karajan at his paradoxical best/worst: magnificently convincing in its artistic overview, rather less persuasive when it comes to what Henry James called the ‘sharpness... — More…
Eteri Gvazava (soprano), Anna Larsson (contralto)
Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Orféon Donosiarra, Claudio Abbado
It's good to have this incandescent performance back. If you have the CDs, it’s still worth getting the DVD to see Abbado in action, and to hear the Resurrection in surround sound. — More…
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Pilar Lorengar, Stuart Burrows, Martti Talvela, René Kollo (tenor), Yvonne Minton (mezzo), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Bernd Weikl (baritone), Hildegard Behrens, Peter Hofmann, Hans Sotin, Theo Adam, Isobel Buchanan, Mira Zakai, Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Kenneth Riegel,...
Kathleen Battle (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine
Levine's 1989 Salzburg account would seem to have been fashioned with the delicate sensibilities of the glamorous festival audience in mind. It's a reading which dutifully pushes most of the... — More…