Things seemed to be going well in Gustav Mahler's life while he was composing his 6th Symphony. Yet it became one of his darker, more brooding works for orchestra. The Dallas Symphony's newest release highlights this week's What's New. We'll also listen to new piano releases from rising star Rafal Blechacz and the well-seasoned Mitsuko Uchida.
Chopin/C# minor Polonaise/Blechacz/DG
Mahler/Symphony #6/Dallas, Van Zweden/DSO live
Schumann/Songs of Dawn/Uchida/Decca