Notes & Reviews:
SFS Media presents The Mahler Project - a deluxe, seventeen SACD set featuring all of the label's highly acclaimed recordings of music by Gustav Mahler, performed by the San Francisco Symphony led by Michael Tilson Thomas and recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall between 2001 and 2009. Released in installments over the past ten years, the individual volumes of the set have garnered the highest critical acclaim, including seven GRAMMY® awards. With over 18 hours of music, this deluxe edition features the original liner notes from each recording compiled into one complete easy to navigate, 324-page book. As an added bonus, this set includes a never before released recording of the Rückert-Lieder for piano and voice with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham accompanied by MTT at the piano. Additional soloists include Isabel Bayrakdarian, Laura Claycomb, Michelle De Young, Anthony Dean Griffey, Thomas Hampson, Elza van den Heever, Katarina Karneus, Quinn Kelsey, Sergei Leiferkus, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, James Morris, Thomas Moser, Yvonne Naef, Marina Shaguch, Stuart Skelton and Erin Wall.