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Rattle and the NYO play Mahler’s Eighth

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and massed choirs in Mahler’s epic Eighth Symphony, the 'Symphony of a Thousand'.

Katie Derham introduces another stellar performance from the BBC Proms archive, this week from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle in 2002. No fewer than five choirs as well as soloists including Christine Brewer, John Relyea and Jane Henschel join them on stage for Mahler’s colossal Eighth Symphony, his ‘Symphony of a Thousand’.

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1 hour, 29 minutes

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Sun 9 Aug 2020 19:30

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Presenter Katie Derham
Producer Cat Dixon
Director Jonathan Haswell

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