Alma Mahler was one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century, one whose magnetic aura touched an entire generation of creative artists. John Banville's drama explores how her marriage to the great Austrian composer reaches a crisis, the "hammer blow" of Mahler discovering his wife's affair.
Accompanist, Keith McAlister
The turbulent and passionate relationship between Gustav Mahler and his wife, Alma.
Drama from BBC Radio 4