Unseen recording: Kirill Petrenko conducts Mahlermain
There are virtually no audio recordings of the incoming Berlin Philharmonic chief, and such video as exists is mostly opera.
Happily, Alexandros Rigas has come up with this 2004 Berlin performance of Mahler’s 4th symphony – not the Berlin Philharmonic, but a beautifully phrased and delicately shaped interpretation. Mischa Horenstein has just posted it on Youtube. Hear what all the fuss is about here: