Gustav Mahler Music Weeks 2019

July 13  – July 27 2019

Saturday, 13th July
Opening Concert
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
Gabriel Feltz, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony 9

The Ninth Symphony is Gustav Mahler’s last completed work. Most of it was written in the summer of 1909 in Altschluderbach near Toblach, a place he recommended to his friend Arnold Berliner: “It is magnificent here and surely will restore body and soul.” The symphony was premiered posthumously on June 26, 1912 in Vienna, under the direction of Bruno Walter; Mahler himself never heard it.


Sunday, 14th July
5 pm, Spiegelsaal
Cristina Pastorello, soprano
Andrea Zaniboni, piano

Salotto Italiano
Works by Aldo Finzi, Amilcare Ponchielli, Francesco Paolo Tosti,
Riccardo Zandonai, Ottorino Respighi


Monday, 15th July
6 pm, Toblach, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Francesco Piemontesi, piano
J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Prelude in E flat major  BWV.552
J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland", BWV.659
J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Cantata No 140: „Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme“
J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV.971
J.S. Bach/Wilhelm Kempff: Siciliano from Flute Sonata No 2 in E flat major, BWV1031. J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552
Franz Schubert: Piano sonata in D major D850


Tuesday, 16th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Bettina Ranch, mezzosoprano
Hansjörg Albrecht, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No 2 „Resurrection“
(Arrangement: Erwin Stein)

Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler, known as the Resurrection Symphony, was written between 1888 and 1894, and first performed in 1895. This symphony was one of Mahler's most popular and successful works during his lifetime. It was his first major work that established his lifelong view of the beauty of afterlife and resurrection.
A cooperation with „Brixner Initiative Musik und Kirche“

Raiffeisen concert


Wednesday, 17th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Ensemble Chromoson
South Tyrolean and international composers
In cooperation with „Südtiroler Künstlerbund“


Thursday, 18th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Trio Marvin
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Trio op. 24
Franz Schubert: Piano Trio E flat major, op. 99 D. 898


Friday, 19th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Quartetto di Cremona
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in a minor, op. 132
Franz Schubert: Quartet N0 13 in a minor „Rosamunde“


Saturday, 20th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Alma Mahler Kammerorchester
Leo McFall, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony N0 7 (arr. for chamber orchestra by Klaus Simon)

Some more exciting news! Our first commission!
We are #proud to announce that AMK is collaborating with Klaus Simon on a premiere arrangement of Mahler's 7th Symphony and will give its first performance in summer of 2019.


Friday, 26th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Gustav Mahler Academy Bolzano
Marc Minkowski, conductor

Chamber music
Franz Schubert: Great Symphony C major D 944


Saturday, 27th July
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Emanuel Tjeknavorian, violin
Haydn Orchester von Bozen und Trient
Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto D major, op.61
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony N0 1 C minor



Saturday, 24th August
6 pm, Gustav Mahler Auditorium
Solists, Choir and Orchestra „Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes“
Moritz Eggert, conductor

Moritz Eggert: „Die Tiefe des Raumes“ Ein Fußballoratorium
Libretto: Michael Klaus


Lecture series
Gustav Mahler im Dialog /Dialoghi mahleriani
16 - 18/07

Gene Gaudette/Sybille Werner:
"Mahlers Zweite Symphonie: eine Präsentation bedeutender historischer und moderner Aufnahmen"/"Mahler's Second Symphony: a presentation of essential historical and modern recordings."  

Thomas Peattie: “A Voyage to Cythera: Listening to the History of Music in Luciano Berio’s Mahler Transcriptions.”

Federico Celestini: „Gustav Mahler e le poesie del Wunderhorn. Un mondo magico, ironico e grottesco."

Dirk Rose: "Vertonung des schwer Vertonbaren. Mahlers Klopstock-Bearbeitung.“

Eva di Stefano: "Il potere della musica. Da Klimt a Kokoschka.“

Lectures and discussions in German/Italian/English with corresponding simultaneous translation

Exhibition: Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 2 (prepared by students of musicology from the universities of Innsbruck, Bozen, and Trient under the guidance of Sybille Werner and Milijana Pavlociv)


ABO 3: 3 concerts of your choice in the course of the Gustav Mahler Music Weeks at reduced prices
ABO Opening: 13.+14.07.2019= 40€ (2 concerts)
ABO Week: 15.-27.07.2019= 120€ (8 concerts)
Mahler ABO: 13.07.-27.07.2019= 150€ (all concerts)

Reduced prices for children, teenagers under 18, students, concertgoers 65 and over.


Artistic director: Josef Lanz
Responsible for the series of lectures: Prof. Federico Celestini
Last update December 2018