During the 2011 Mahler Centennial, Thomas Hampson’s dedication to Gustav Mahler resulted, among other things, in a new recording of Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the Wiener Virtuosen Chamber Ensemble, a project funded by the Hampsong Foundation. The Foundation also supported the publication of the English translation of Jens Malte Fischer’s new biography of Mahler. Discover this unique composer through the audio, video, and text excerpts from the Foundation’s Mahler projects below.
includes video interviews with conductorsdescribing their experiences with Mahler
English translation by Stewart Spencer
funded by the Hampsong Foundation
and the Wiener Virutosen
nur auf Deutsch / in German only
Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing. — Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884)
Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing.