Browse: Mahler - Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'
This page lists all recordings of Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection' by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911).
Arleen Augér (soprano - Symphony No. 2), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo -Symphony No. 2), Birgit Remmert (contralto - Symphony No. 3), Amanda Roocroft (soprano - Symphony No. 4), Christine Brewer (soprano), Soile Isokoski (soprano), Juliane Banse (mezzo-soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano), Jane Henschel...
Kate Royal (soprano), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Sir Simon Rattle
the post-holocaust enchantments are magically coloured. For anyone who cares about this symphony Rattle's new recording is essential listening, if not necessarily a first port of call...[he]... — More…
Lisa Milne (soprano) & Birgit Remmert (alto)
Budapest Festival Orchestra & The Hungarian Radio Choir, Iván Fischer
…Fischer… rarely pushes too hard. The orchestral sound is lean but not undernourished, allowing for even balance between contesting lines - outstanding in the funereal coda of the first movement... — More…
Eteri Gvazava (soprano - No. 2), Anna Larsson (contralto - Nos. 2 & 3), Renée Fleming (soprano - No. 4), Cheryl Studer, Sylvia McNair, Andrea Rost (sopranos - No. 8), Anne Sofie von Otter, Rosemarie Lang (mezzos - No. 8), Peter Seiffert (tenor - No. 8), Bryn Terfel & Jan-Hendrik Rootering...
Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon
Rainer Keuschnig (organ), Christine Schäfer (soprano) & Michelle Deyoung (mezzo-soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (contralto), Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Anna Larsson (contralto), Johan Botha (tenor), Juliane Banse, Twyla Robinson, Erin Wall, Adriane Queiroz, Michelle DeYoung, Simone Schröder,...
Anne Schwanewilms (soprano) & Olga Borodina (mezzo)
Münchner Philharmoniker & Munich Philharmonic Choir, Valery Gergiev
It reminds me a little of Karajan at his paradoxical best/worst: magnificently convincing in its artistic overview, rather less persuasive when it comes to what Henry James called the ‘sharpness... — More…
Yvonne Kenny (soprano) & Jard Van Nes (mezzo soprano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir, Klaus Tennstedt
there are fine things: the focused, weighty playing; the charm of the childlike moments, the mighty storm that blows through the gentle pastures of the second movement, and some suitably hard-hitting... — More…
Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Ruby Hughes (soprano)
Minnesota Orchestra & Chorale, Osmo Vänskä
Vänskä has very clear ideas of his own about Mahler...The disadvantage of that in this Resurrection comes, for me, very early on: after a swift, rather lightweight signing-in for fire and fury,... — More…
Anja Harteros (soprano) & Bernarda Fink (alto)
Chor & Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons
This is a vividly miked Mahler Second, immaculately stage-managed and meticulously filled with local colour, also one that doesn’t come close to painting the symphony’s bigger picture…Grotesque... — More…
Cheryl Studer (soprano - No. 2), Waltraud Meier (mezzo - No. 2), Jessye Norman (mezzo - No. 3), Frederica von Stade (mezzo - No. 4), Sylvia McNair, Andrea Rost (sopranos - No. 8), Anne Sofie von Otter, Rosemarie Lang (mezzos - No. 8), Peter Seiffert (tenor - No. 8), Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Bryn Terfel...
The current pre-eminence of Gustav Mahler in the concert hall and on disc isn't something that could have been anticipated – other than by the composer himself. Hard now to believe that his revival... — More…