Season 1 focuses on Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major (1888), taking listeners back to the work’s origins in the street songs, folk tunes, and bugle calls of Mahler’s childhood. Each of the four episodes is devoted to a movement of the symphony.
Listen to the Season 1 trailer here:
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The Cast of Season 1
• James Lurie as the voice of Gustav Mahler.
• Laura Gragtmans as the voice of Mahler’s friend and confidante, Natalie Bauer-Lechner.
• Kent Nagano, Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Hamburg State Opera and Philharmonic
• Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony and New World Symphony
• William Hudgins, Principal Clarinet, Boston Symphony Orchestra
• Jennifer Montone, Principal Horn, Philadelphia Orchestra
• Dominic Seldis, Principal Bass, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
• Philip V. Bohlman, University of Chicago
• Christine Lee Gengaro, Los Angeles City College
• Christian Glanz, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
• Caroline Kita, Washington University in St. Louis
• Marilyn McCoy, Columbia University, New York