[Tchaikovsky on Mahler’s conducting]

In 1892, Tchaikovsky visited Hamburg for a premiere of Eugene Onegin. “The Kapellmeister here,” wrote Pyotr Ilyich, “is not your average type — a mere genius!”

It was Gustav Mahler.

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