Gustav Mahler Music Weeks 2023

Saturday, July 15
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Munich Symphony Orchestra
Kartal Karagedik, baritone
Michael Balke, conductor
Richard Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll
Gustav Mahler: "Kindertotenlieder" (Songs on the Deaths of Children)
Franz Schreker: Romantische Suite for orchestra op.14 (1900/2)
€ 35 | 25 | 5
Sunday, July 16
*11 a.m., Gustav Mahler composing hut Toblach
Tree planting with musical accompaniment by Divinerinnen
(*in fair weather only)
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium and Alma Café
Divinerinnen - Divine Viennese Music
(2 violins, viola, violoncello, contrabass guitar, clarinet, Viennese button harmonica)
"Tanz' von innen" - Schrammel music from Vienna
€ 15 | 10 | 5
Monday, July 17
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Narek Hakhnazaryan, violoncello
J. S. Bach: Suite No. 1 in G major for violoncello solo BWV 1007
György Ligeti: Sonata for violoncello solo
Komitas: "Apricot Tree"
Adam Khudoyan: Sonata No. 1 for violoncello solo
Pau Casals: "Song of the birds"
Gaspar Cassadó: Suite for violoncello solo (3rd movement)
Giovanni Sollima: Lamentatio
€ 15 | 10 | 5
Tuesday, July 18
5 p.m., Spiegelsaal
"Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler, Alma Mahler and Hugo Wolf in the Dolomites".
Introduction by Ferruccio Delle Cave and Gerhard Fasolt to a special Lieder evening
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Konstantin Ingenpass, bass-baritone
Matthias Alteheld, piano
Lieder recital based on the stays in Toblach of Johannes Brahms (1877), Hugo Wolf (1896) and Alma and Gustav Mahler (1908/1909/1910).
€ 25 | 15 | 5
Wednesday, July 19
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
GewandhausChor Leipzig
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection"
(arrangement by Bruno Walter for two pianos, soloists, choir and flugelhorn/trumpet)
€ 25 | 15 | 5
Thursday, July 20,
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Busch Trio
Noga Shaham, viola
Naomi Shaham, double bass
Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio op. 1 No. 1 in E flat major
Gustav Mahler: Quartet movement
Franz Schubert: Piano quintet in A major D 667, "Trout Quintet"
€ 25 | 15 | 5
Friday, July 21
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Julius Asal, piano
Robert Schumann: Kreisleriana, op. 16
Claude Debussy: 6 Préludes
Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (selection)
€ 15 | 10 | 5
Saturday, July 22
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Film „Wohin ich geh' - Eine Reise mit Gustav Mahler“
"Nachkompositionen" by Markus Kraler, Andreas Schett, Howard Arman
Musicbanda Franui
Choir of the Bavarian Radio
Howard Arman, conductor
Sunday, July 23, Kulturkeller
9 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
International conference: “Nature in Musical Modernism Since Mahler”
Concept: Angelo Pinto
Organisation: Angelo Pinto, Federico Celestini, Milijana Pavlović
9:00 Welcome
9:15 Angelo Pinto (Gustav Mahler Research Centre): “Mahler’s Third Symphony and Todays Environmental Thinking”
10:00 Milijana Pavlović (Univ. Innsbruck): “The Nature of Nature in the First Movement of Mahler’s Third”
11:00 Carlo Serra (Univ. of Calabria): “Form and emergence in the Development of The First Movement of Mahler's First Symphony”
11:45 Federico Celestini (Univ. Innsbruck) ‘Schoenberg and Nature’ (provisional title)
14:30 Marcus Zagorski (Comenius University of Bratislava) “Stockhausen’s Nature, Ecology, and a Nod to Mahler’s Third”
15:15 Julian Johnson “The (Un)Natural Horn: from Mahler to Haas” (Univ. Royal Holloway, Univ. of London)
16:00 Thomas Peattie (Univ. of Mississippi): “‘…Music’s Time Is the Time of the Trees…’: Schubert-Mahler-Berio and the Sound of Nature”.
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium

Martynas Levickis, accordion
Clemens Schuldt, conductor
Richard Strauss: Don Juan, tone poem (1888)
Daniel Nelson: Concerto for accordion and orchestra (world premiere)
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No.7 in C major op. 105 (1924)
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Helix (2005)
€ 35 | 25 | 5
Monday, July 24
9 p.m. – 7 p.m. Kulturkeller
International conference: “Nature in Musical Modernism Since Mahler”

09:30 Sherry Lee (Univ. of Toronto): “Adorno’s Mahler and Modernist Music ‘After Nature”
10:15 Mathieu Schneider (Univ. de Strasbourg):“‘… Sicut in Caelo et in Terra…’. Essay on the Disenchantment of Nature in 20th Century Musical Theater”
11:15 Daniel Grimley (Univ. of Oxford): “‘Auf den Bergen’: Delius, Nietzsche and the Numinous”
12:00 Raffaele Pozzi (Univ. of Rome 3): “Cosmic Vision and ‘Sound of Nature.’ Mahler Shadows in the Monumental Dimension of Olivier Messiaen Symphonism”
14:30 Kirsten Paige (NC State University): "Air from another planet': Schoenberg, Wagner and the Politics of the Atmosphere"
15:15 Paolo Somigli (Univ. of Bozen): Naturläute” in Salvatore Sciarrino’s music between environmental evocation and listeners’ inner dramaturgy
18:00 Film screening: RIAFN by Hannes Lang. Round Table with Stefan Hakenberg, Angelo Pinto, Milijana Pavlović, Julian Johnson, Hannes Lang, and the young composers of the Project Young Composers and Gustav Mahler in Toblach/Dobbiaco
Tuesday, July 25
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
El Cimarrón Ensemble and Die Blechzinnen
Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano
Clemens Heil, conductor
"Young Composers and Gustav Mahler in Toblach"
New works by Sebastiano Beozzo and Leonardo Castellani, Anna Dobrucka, Giuseppe Gammino, Haruki Noda, Bernhard Plechinger, Sharleen Revia and Ramsey Sadaka
€ 15 | 10 | 5
Thursday, July 27
6 p.m., Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Mahler Orchestra Toblach
Anna Lucia Nardi, mezzo-soprano
Sybille Werner, conductor
Multi-media introduction to the program
Felix Mendelssohn: Overture "The Hebrides" (aka "Fingal's Cave"), op. 26
Gustav Mahler: Ging heut' morgen über's Feld
                                Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
                                Ablösung im Sommer
Michele Cagol: "What the Glaciers Tell Me" (world premiere)
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major op. 90, "Italian"
€ 25 | 15 | 5
Friday, July 28
18.00, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Asian Youth Orchestra
Lydia Teuscher, soprano
Joseph Bastian, conductor
Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird - Suite (1919)
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major
€ 25 | 15 | 5
Saturday, July 29
18.00, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Euregio Music Camp
Euregio Youth Wind Orchestra
Tobias Psaier: Jubiläumsfanfare. 75 Jahr VSM
Albert Lortzing, arr. Gottfried Veit: Andreas Hofer Ouvertüre
Rossano Galante: Vertical Acceleration
Gustav Mahler, arr. Wolfram Rosenberger: "Blumine" (original 2nd movement of Symphony No. 1)
Steven Reineke: The Witch and the Saint
Carlos Marquez: Cassiopeia

Artistic director: Josef Lanz

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