Curved Air presents:

Soprano Christa Ludwig with conductor Herbert von Karajan.

Today we hear a complete performance of the five Rückert-Lieder, and selections from Mahler’s 2nd, 4th, and 8th Symphonies. Here you can read more about German poet Friedrich Rückert, author of Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children):

Dress rehearsal for the premiere of Mahler’s 8th symphony, September 1910, Munich.

Etching of composer Gustav Mahler [1860-1911], by Emil Orlík, 1903.

German singer Christa Ludwig (1928-2021)

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    Curved Air    August 15th, 2023

Posted In: Music, Music Shows