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Essener Philharmoniker & Tomas NetopilGustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 Resurrection
Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) Symphony No. 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’ Giulia Montanari, soprano Bettina Ranch, alto Prager Philharmonischer Chor Lukáš Vasilek, director Essener Philharmoniker Tomáš Netopil, conductor

This is the third volume in the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra’s series of Mahler symphonies, conducted by Tomáš Netopil. Since winning the 1st Sir Georg Solti Conductors Competition at Frankfurt in 2002, Netopil has become one of the most sought-after conductors of the younger generation. Now celebrating his ninth season as general music director of the Aalto Musiktheater and Philharmonie Essen, he gave an acclaimed performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony at the Aalto Theater in Essen in May 2022.


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