Mahler's career moved forward with his appointment as “Musical and Choral Director” at the Royal Theater in Kassel (in the Konigsstrasse No. 29-31). Political troubles led to his resignation.

“My dismissal here comes into force on 1 July. After that I shall go to Leipzig for a month. What is to happen after that is just as obscure to me as what we shall be doing in fifty years from now.”

Building destroyed at a bombing at 22/23 October 1943.

Home address was Wolfsschlucht 13/111 (?)

Kassel Festival 1885 (29-06-1885, 30-06-1885 and 01-07-1885). Year 1885.