June 23, 2021
"Embrace Everything: The World of Gustav Mahler" Podcast Returns for a Second Season on Mahler's Birthday—Wednesday, July 7—with a Journey Through the Composer's Symphony No. 2

Comprising five episodes and titled “Rise Again,” Season 2 juxtaposes Mahler’s music with insight and commentary from musicians and scholars, with guests including conductors Kent Nagano and Michael Tilson Thomas; principal musicians of the Berlin and New York Philharmonics, Cleveland Orchestra, and Montreal Symphony; and scholars from Columbia and Oxford Universities, among other institutions

Embrace Everything is available on major podcast and streaming platforms; special one-hour radio adaptation to air on New York’s WQXR and other stations across the country beginning July 7

NEW YORK (June 23, 2021) — The chart-topping podcast series Embrace Everything, which celebrates the life and music of Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) through an in-depth exploration of his symphonies, returns for its second season on Mahler’s birthday, Wednesday, July 7. Created and hosted by award-winning radio producer Aaron Cohen, each season of the Embrace Everything podcast guides listeners through one of Mahler’s landmark symphonies, incorporating commentary from leading Mahler interpreters and scholars, readings from the letters of Mahler and his contemporaries, and music from the symphonies themselves. Titled “Rise Again,” Season 2 delves into Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor (“Resurrection”) over five episodes—one per movement—taking listeners on a powerful and illuminating journey through death, reminiscence, futility, release, transcendence, and renewal.


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