Mahler on Film

Spotlighting icons of our musical past, Music on Film offers a nuanced portrait of Gustav Mahler this season, revealing the man behind the legend with intimate glimpses into his personal life, probing interviews with conductors, and performances of his music.

Mahler on Film Events

Past Events

MAHLER ON FILM: Gustav Mahler: Anatomy of a Genius

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Walter Reade Theater

A revealing portrait of the man behind the legend, featuring interviews with conductors Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, and Daniel Harding. Learn More 

MAHLER ON FILM: Conducting Mahler

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Walter Reade Theater

This beautifully shot documentary highlights Mahler interpretations by conductors Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Chailly, Riccardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, and Simon Rattle, as revealed through interviews,... Learn More 

MAHLER ON FILM: Symphony of a Thousand

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Walter Reade Theater

The incomparable Leonard Bernstein leads the Vienna Philharmonic in this 1975 concert film of Mahler’s magnificent “Symphony of a Thousand.” Learn More