Composer of the Week: Mahler

Terms of Engagement

Episode 2 Terms of Engagement



In today's episode, the happy couple enjoy a working honeymoon in Moscow, and Alma is privileged to attend the premiere of Mahler's Third Symphony, when she truly acknowledges her husband's genius. Presented by Donald Macleod. Mahler: Liebst du um Schönheit. Dietrich Fischer Dieskau (baritone), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Symphony No 3 (4th movt: Sehr langsam, Misterioso; 5th movt: Lustig im Tempo und keck in Ausdruck). Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Tiffin Boys' Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel. Blicke mir Nicht; Um Mitternacht. Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, conductor Riccardo Chailly. Symphony No 5 (4th movt: Adagietto; 5th movt: Rondo). NDR Sinfonieorchester, conductor Klaus Tennstedt.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Donald Macleod
Producer Geoff Ballinger