Mahler’s beauty always hurts.
His work has a certain lyricism to it that is incredibly moving.
Especially in the slow movements you can hear a certain love, almost a divine kind of love.
It flows, endlessly.
– Iván Fischer
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Brand New Release!
“Iván Fischer’s Mahler cycle draws to a blazing close. Here’s a must-have for Mahler fans. (…)
The BFO’s playing makes this a standout performance.”
– The Guardian, September 2020
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
“The playing on this disc is so beautiful that it will take your breath away. (…) As with all the performances from Fischer and his orchestra, conductor and ensemble operate as a single organism.”
– Classics Today, 10/10 Stars
Mahler: Symphony No. 2
“Majestic but intimate, sweeping but tender, carefully planned and brilliantly executed… This is one of the best recordings of the ‘Resurrection’ Symphony ever made (…)”
– The Washington Post
Mahler: Symphony No. 3
“This Third is a must-have.”
– Gramophone, Editor’s Choice
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
“This is by far one of the most memorable and spring-cleaned Mahler performances of recent or indeed any time.”
– International Record Review
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
“Fischer’s final chord was perfectly timed and made me want to leap up and join in with a standing ovation.”
– SACD. net, 5/5 Stars
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
“(…) rich, warm, and clear, with awesome presence, yet no distortion. It is a must-have disc, especially if you have SACD multichannel playback capability.”
– The New Yorker
Mahler: Symphony No. 7
“A blazing new dawn for Mahler’s Seventh.”
– BBC Music Magazine, Orchestral Choice: Double 5-Star Review
Watch this “Making Of” documentary. Filmed during the recording of Mahler: Symphony No. 7.
Mahler: Symphony No. 9
“I can’t stop playing the last movement of this recording. Mahler’s long farewell is given heartbreaking intensity and tenderness by the Budapest Festival Orchestra (…)”
– The Guardian