The holy grail of Mahler’s Thirdmain
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
There is no wholly recommendable performance on record of Mahler’s third symphony. The earliest, by F. Charles Adler in 1952, is faultlessly idiomatic, as is Jascha Horenstein’s 1970 LSO account, but both are marred by inferior orchestral playing and poor sound.
Claudio Abbado’s 2007 DVD from Lucerne is as good as it gets…
So could a new release be the long-awaited?
Read on here.