Claudio Abbado continues his Mahler wizardry with this luminescent performance of a less often heard Symphony No. 7, "Song of the Night." In every respect, a top flight video which captures the essence of this enigmatic work.
This all-Mahler concert from the Lucerne Summer Festival, features the 5 Ruckert songs and Fourth Symphony. The expert orchestral leadership of Claudio Abbado coupled with the radiant vocalism of mezzo-soprano, Magdalena Kožená, make this a must-have concert Blu-Ray disc.
With the world deforested and people dying from a deadly disease caused by synthetic oxygen, a quiet tunnel worker receives a message from the future and must save humanity in this uneven but watchable dystopian Aussie indie sci-fi thriller.