Born:  7 July 1860 in Kaliště, Bohemia, Austrian Empire.

Died: 18 May 1911 in Vienna, Austria.

As a composer, Gustav Mahler acted as a bridge between the 19th century Austro-German tradition and the modernism of the early 20th century, he did this through progressive tonality and previously unused harmonies in his expansive symphonies.

If you are interested to hear more about Mahler’s Symphony No.1 before our performance in December, then please watch our Meet the Music video.