In the first of four visits to places where Gustav Mahler lived and worked, Piers Burton-page explores the town of Kaliste, Mahler's birthplace, and investigates the impact of Bohemia and Moravia on the young musician.
The second of four visits to places associated with Gustav Mahler.
Piers Burton-page travels to a lake in the Austrian Salz-kammergut, near which Mahler built the first of his remote composing huts and spent four happy and productive summers working on his music.
The third of four visits to places associated with Gustav Mahler.
Piers Burton-page goes to the Worthersee in Austria, where Mahler built not only a villa by the lake shore, but also an isolated hut in the woods so he could find the peace he needed to compose.