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First performance of Mahler's Second
Posted by Paul Breslin on May 18, 2017, 3:11 am
"Mahler must have hardly dared to imagine that he would ever hear the symphony performed during his lifetime."
When you want to get your work performed, it helps to be an eminent conductor, as Mahler was. The Second (complete vers was premiered in December, 1895, under the coposer's direction. He didn't have to wait very long,
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