Mahler: Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrezione’ Gianandrea Noseda & Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino
- Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Sinfonia N. 2:
- 1Allegro Maestoso19:59
- 2Andante Moderato07:59
- 3In Ruhig Fliessender Bewegung.10:13
- 5Im Tempo Des Scherzo, Wild Herausfahrend32:23
Info for Mahler: Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrezione’
The glorious moment of the Second Symphony: „For me Symphony means exactly that: build a world with all offered by technical means at our disposal." Referring to the summer of 1985 by the faithful and adoring friend Natalie Bauer-Lechner, this sentence is probably the most famous and most quoted of all Mahler. There is contained the sense that each of his nine symphonies manifesti own attitude about the existence and destinies of man, although it would then compartment, in terms of interpretation, attempting an unambiguous and consistent description. It seems to thicken in his aspiration that at least works from Schumann now spans Romanticism: to relate the music with literature and philosophy to create a network of correspondences that weaves the linguistic and formal elements of the symphonic tradition with expression of ideas and the spirit motions. With Mahler, the painful feeling that is the background to his conception of the symphonies delivery world with an atmosphere of conflicts and crises, which pose impossible questions as it combines moments of crushing and outbursts, now vitalistic, now desperate . The outcome will be more authentic in the works in which the sign of this crisis has stuck in the fibers of the same music, the links that articulate the structures, in their inevitable fractures. Or, as is the case in the later works, when a feeling of farewell from the world, far from resolve those lumps or fill those divisions, however, it is able to observe them from a distance, with a look that runs at the same time both by hope it is to be discouraged. However, there are two times when Mahler moved by the temptation of a transcendent response to anxieties over the destiny, to sull'esistere questions and dying, and where music becomes the bearer of a message. This is the case with the Second and Eighth Symphonies that are just in time nearly twenty years, if we consider the starting dates, but are linked only by a common propensity to the grandiose, by suggesmystical and religious thiones . In the case of the Second, the vocation to communicate something more than just a "program" is realized in the Final at the end of a very long ….
Regula Mühlemann, soprano
Anna Maria Chiuri, mezzosoprano
Filarmonica Teatro Torino
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Music Director of the Teatro Regio in Turin (TRT) Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Victor De Sabata Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor of the Orquesta de Cadaqués Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival
Gianandrea Noseda became the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg in 1997 where he also set up with Valery Gergiev the ‘Mariinsky Young Philharmonic Orchestra’, and served as its Principal Conductor. Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic (1999-2003) and of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI (2003-2006).
Born in Milan, Gianandrea Noseda appears all over the world with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony,the Boston Symphony , the London Symphony Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic, the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Japan, and the Israel Philharmonic. In Italy, he regularly conducts the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, the Filarmonica della Scala and Santa Cecilia Orchestras.
Gianandrea Noseda’s intense collaboration with the BBC Philharmonic includes studio recordings, subscription concerts at the Bridgewater Hall, the annual appearance at the Proms in London and an extensive touring activity in Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, Austria, Germany and Japan. Live performances of Beethoven’s complete symphonies from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Noseda in 2005 have attracted 1.4 million download requests in a BBC trial which was offered as part of Radio 3’s The Beethoven Experience. In the following years, complete cycle of the symphonies by Tchaikovsky, Schumann and Brahms have been made available on download to the worldwide audience by the record company Chandos Records.
Gianandrea Noseda led the Mariinsky Theatre – both on tour and in St. Petersburg – in new productions of opera and ballet: he has presented for the first time ever in St. Petersburg La sonnambula, Così fan tutte and Puccini’s Il trittico. Since then he has been returning every summer for the “Stars of White Nights Festival”. In 2002 he made his Metropolitan Opera debut, conducting Prokofiev’s War and Peace followed by La forza del destino ,Un ballo in maschera and the new production of Il trovatore . Future projects with the MET include La traviata (2010), Lucia di Lammermoor (on tour in Japan in 2011) and Macbeth (2012).