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Mahler Symphony No. 4

With conductor laureate Alan Gilbert and soprano Elin Rombo.

Gustav Mahler discovered, or rather was impacted by, a collection of folk poems and songs known as Des Knaben Wunderhorn, The Boy’s Magic Horn. The poems stayed with him for many years, becoming both song collections and the basis of sections in his first four symphonies.

The first three movements of his Fourth Symphony culminate in the Magic Horn movement, with the soprano solo: Wir geniessen die himmlischen Freuden: We enjoy heavenly pleasures. This is an open, light and lyrical yet playful piece of music, with recurring themes and tones from earlier movements.

The soloist is Swedish soprano Elin Rombo. She has performed many roles at the Royal Swedish Opera, and has also appeared on all of the major international opera stages. In recent seasons, she has performed at the Opéra National de Paris and the Berlin State Opera, where she depicted the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

The conductor will be American Alan Gilbert, who recently took over as chief conductor of the Hamburg NDR Elbphilharmonie; he is also the newly appointed music director of the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. Gilbert was chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra from 2000–2008 and he is now conductor laureate; he was subsequently chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • The music

  • Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alan Gilbert conductor
  • Elin Rombo soprano

About the video

  • From a livestream 14 January 2021.
  • The video is approximately one hour.

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Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahler Symphony No. 4

With conductor laureate Alan Gilbert and soprano Elin Rombo.

About the video

  • From a livestream 14 January 2021.
  • The video is approximately one hour.

Gustav Mahler discovered, or rather was impacted by, a collection of folk poems and songs known as Des Knaben Wunderhorn, The Boy’s Magic Horn. The poems stayed with him for many years, becoming both song collections and the basis of sections in his first four symphonies.

The first three movements of his Fourth Symphony culminate in the Magic Horn movement, with the soprano solo: Wir geniessen die himmlischen Freuden: We enjoy heavenly pleasures. This is an open, light and lyrical yet playful piece of music, with recurring themes and tones from earlier movements.

The soloist is Swedish soprano Elin Rombo. She has performed many roles at the Royal Swedish Opera, and has also appeared on all of the major international opera stages. In recent seasons, she has performed at the Opéra National de Paris and the Berlin State Opera, where she depicted the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

The conductor will be American Alan Gilbert, who recently took over as chief conductor of the Hamburg NDR Elbphilharmonie; he is also the newly appointed music director of the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. Gilbert was chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra from 2000–2008 and he is now conductor laureate; he was subsequently chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • The music

  • Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alan Gilbert conductor
  • Elin Rombo soprano

Watch in our app

The Konserthuset Play app makes it easier to experience music on your phone or tablet – or on a big screen! Read more

FAQ about Konserthuset Play

Our tips for how to best take advantage of our selection and how you watch our livestreams. To FAQ

Konserthuset Stockholm’s fundraising for the UNHCR – support the Ukrainian people

All donations are passed on in full to the UNHCR and the Ukrainian people. Use Swish number 123 408 85 63 or make your donation via our booking system. Warm thanks!

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