„It is the most lightly, as in ineffably, characterized Mahler One I have heard since Kubelik´s”. Everything flows, moves forward without rush…And when he needs to Fischer pulls out the stops-a whole sequence of them as he magnificently marshals the final triumph. I don´t know a more convincing interpretation of those last pages… Masterly”

The nominations for this year´s BBC Music Magazine have just been announced. Mahler´s Symphony No 1 by Adam Fischer and the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker recorded within a Mahler cycle at the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf is one of the three finalists in the category orchestra chosen from over 200 records. The audience will now choose the winner. You can place your vote until February 19.