Mahler: Symphony no. 5 (Philharmonia Orchestra)
Mahler’s Symphony No 5 – was voted the best recording of Mahler’s music made in 2001 and awarded the Toblacher Komponierhäuschen Award by five leading Viennese Critics. This disc was also chosen by David Cairns, chief Music Critic of London’s Sunday Times, as one of the ten best recordings overall of 2001.
‘everything is part of a smoldering organic whole…he hits the perfect balance between the driven and the divine in this music.’ – Boston Herald (click here to read the review).
‘Zander’s Fifth is a revelation…Like Mahler himself, his time has come.’ – Fanfare Magazine (click here to read the review).
‘Zander understands Mahler in practice as well as in theory… exhilarating and often… overwhelming.’ – London Sunday Times (click here to read the review).
‘No matter how many Mahler Fifths you already own, there should be room in your collection for this one.’ – Classical Net (click here to read the review).
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