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Mahler's Symphony No 8 - 2016 Lucerne Festival

Ian Skelly introduces a performance of Mahler's Symphony No 8 in E flat conducted by Riccardo Chailly, in a concert given at the 2016 Lucerne Festival.

Ian Skelly introduces a performance of one of Mahler's largest scale symphonies, in a concert recorded earlier this year at the Lucerne Festival.

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 8 in E flat ('Symphony of a Thousand')
Ricarda Merbeth, soprano
Juliane Banse, soprano
Anna Lucia Richter, soprano
Sara Mingardo, contralto
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
Andreas Schager, tenor
Peter Mattei, baritone
Samuel Youn, bass-baritone
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Latvian Radio Chorus
Orfeón Donostiarra
Tölz Boys' Chorus
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

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  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 8 (Symphony Of A Thousand)

    Orchestra: Lucerne Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Singer: Ricarda Merbeth. Singer: Juliane Banse. Singer: Anna Lucia Richter. Singer: Sara Mingardo. Singer: Mihoko Fujimura. Singer: Andreas Schwaiger. Singer: Peter Mattei. Singer: Samuel Youn. Choir: Bavarian Radio Chorus. Choir: Latvian Radio Chorus. Choir: Orfeon Donostiarra Chorus. Choir: Tölzer Knabenchor.

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Photo © Priska Ketterer/Lucerne Festival

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