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Gustav Mahler: Origins

Production Credits

In memory of Evelyn D. Haas, patron of the arts.

Produced & Directed by
JOAN SAFFA
DAVID KENNARD
Edited by
BLAIR GERSHKOW
Directors of Photography
US: BOB ELFSTROM
MICHAEL ANDERSON
Europe: IAN SALVAGE
Additional Camera
RODDY BLELLOCH
Sound
US: DAN GLEICH
Europe: ANDREW YARME
Gaffer
ALAN STEINHEIMER
Associate Producer
JAMIE LEJEUNE
Production Team
MONICA LAM
AMANDA HUELSE
ANNIE ELFSTROM
LAUREN SAFFA
Archival Research
MINETTE SIEGEL
Location Coordinators
HANA JAKRLOVA
NORMAN POTOCKA
ASTRID SCHWARZ
PETER NYIRI
Consultants
PETER GRUNBERG
MORTEN SOLVIK
JIRÍ STILEC
FRANZ PICKELSBERGER
SIGISMUND SEIDL
Assistant Editor
JAMIE LE JEUNE
Additional Scripting
CHARLIE PEARSON
Production Manager
CHERYL KING
HD Post Production
VIDEO ARTS San Francisco
Motion Graphics Designer
SCOTT HARRIS
Post Production Audio
BERKE SOUND San Francisco

PERFORMANCE FOOTAGE

Director
GARY HALVORSON
Producer
MICHAEL BRONSON
Coordinating Producer
ELAINE WARNER
Associate Producer
KATE GAITLEY
Editor
GARY BRADLEY
Audio Producer
JACK VAD
Audio Post Production
MARIE EBBING
JONATHON STEVENS

FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

President
JOHN GOLDMAN
Executive Director
BRENT ASSINK
Director of Artistic Planning
GREGG GLEASNER
Media Production Manager
JOYCE CRON WESSLING
Electronic Media Manager
EDIE CHENG
Electronic Media Coordinator
LIZ KETTERER
Legal Services
RICHARD J. IDELL

SPECIAL THANKS TO

Joshua Robison
Gregg Whiteside
International Gustav Mahler Society
Janette Gitler
AUSTRIA
Bestattungsmuseum, Vienna
Forum Hall, Bad Hall
Musikverein "Die Khevenhüller" Klagenfurt
Nostalgiebahn, Klagenfurt
Die Tanzgeiger
CZECH REPUBLIC
BROLN Orchestra, Brno
Gustav Mahler Society, Prague
Hotel Gustav Mahler, Jihlava
Jirí Wehle – Hurdy Gurdy
Kostel Sv. Jakuba, Jihlava
Létající Rabín Band
Penzion Jonás, Hlinsko
P&etilde;vecké sdruzení Campanula, Jihlava
Rozmitálská Venkovanka
Skanzen Veselý kopec, Hlinsko
Vysocan Folk Group, Hlinsko
Vysocan Folk Group, Jihlava
Vysoká Synagoga, Prague
Zámek Ceský Krumlov
BUDAPEST
Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest

The musicians and stage crew of the San Francisco Symphony
International Alliance Of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local No. 16
Staff of the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center

ARCHIVAL IMAGES COURTESY OF

Art Resource
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Bildarchiv der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Vienna
Bridgeman Art Library
Carnegie Hall Archives
Collection Médiathèque Musicale Mahler, Paris
Footage Farm
Gilbert E. Kaplan Collection, The Kaplan Foundation, New York
Herm. J Nieman Collection, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Jihlava City Museum
Lebrecht
Mahler-Rosé Collection, Music Library, University of Western Ontario
Metropolitan Opera Archives, New York
The Image Works
The Granger Collection
Faust - Rights: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
Faust - Distributor: Transit Film GmbH
Wolfgang Schreiber Collection

MUSIC SELECTIONS

Mahler: Symphony No. 3
Universal Edition A.G., Vienna and Universal Edition Ltd., London

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: "Largo al factotum" performed by
Ettore Bastianini, courtesy of Myto Records and Qualiton Imports Ltd.

Chatsi-Kaddish performed by Cantor Ladislav Moshe Blum
courtesy of The Jewish Museum in Prague

Drei Paar Schuhe, Act II: I und Mei Bua courtesy of Delos Productions, Inc.
Stanford Archive Series

Rigoletto: "O tu che la festa audace" courtesy of EMI Classics
under license from EMI Film & Television Music

Siegfried: "Nothung! Nothung!" performed by Lauritz Melchior
Courtesy of Gala Records, distributed by Qualiton Imports, Ltd.

Die Walküre: "Du bist der Lenz" performed by Kirsten Flagstad
courtesy of Numbus Records

Die Walküre: "Winterstürme" performed by Waltor Widdop
Courtesy of Gala Records, distributed by Qualiton Imports, Ltd.

Executive Producers
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS
JOHN KIESER
 
lead funding provided by
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
with generous support from Nan Tucker McEvoy, The James Irvine Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Marcia and John Goldman, Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, William and Gretchen Kimball Fund, Lisa and John Pritzker, Mrs. Alfred S. Wilsey, Koret Foundation Fund, Lynn and Tom Kiley, Anita and Ronald Wornick, Roselyne Chroman Swig, Margaret Liu Collins & Edward B. Collins, the Acacia Foundation, Matt Cohler, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Betty and Jack Schafer, Felipe R. Santiago and Barry T. Joseph, Mary C. Falvey, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Hays, Mark Heising and Liz Simons, David and Janyce Hoyt, Laurence and Michèle Corash, Helen Berggruen, and others.