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Nelsons has an enviable reputation as a Mahlerian – indeed his farewell concerts in Birmingham featured the third symphony – and he chose part of the work for the memorial Lucerne Festival concert for Claudio Abbado. That was 2014: he was invited back to last year’s festival to give a high-octane, viscerally intense performance of the fifth symphony, beautifully filmed and recorded here for Accentus. Tempi are often broad, but at no time does the striking level of concentration let up. With Goerne in fine voice and bringing an equally intense readings of seven songs, this is a concert film to return to relish.

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