MAHLER Symphony No. 8 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Mariss Jansons. RCO Live SACD (includes bonus DVD)

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Mahler Symphony No 8 Mariss Jansons Rco Live Sacd

  • Mahler Symphony No 8 Mariss Jansons Rco Live Sacd
  • Mahler Symphony No 8 Mariss Jansons Rco Live Sacd

MAHLER Symphony No. 8

Christine Brewer
Camilla Nylund
Maria Espada
Stephanie Blythe
Mihoko Fujimura
Robert Dean Smith
Tommi Hakala
Stefan Kocán
Netherlands Radio Choir
State Choir 'Latvija'
Bavarian Radio Choir
National Boys Choir
National Children's Choir

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Mariss Jansons

"Try to imagine the whole universe beginning to ring and resound. There are no more human voices, only planets and suns revolving in their orbits," wrote Gustav Mahler to his friend, Willem Mengelberg, on 18 August 1906. The day before, he had completed the sketches of the Eighth Symphony in little more than three weeks, and that after a very hectic season.

season. The legendary relationship between Gustav Mahler, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Willem Mengelberg has established a firm tradition of playing Mahler in Amsterdam. During the 1960s the orchestra and Bernard Haitink started recording a Mahler discography that still remains one of the cornerstones of any Mahlerian's collection. Ricccardo Chailly's tenure as chief conductor yielded another brilliant Mahler cycle and now Mariss Jansons is steadily building his tribute to the composer.

Recorded during the same Mahler cycle as the recently released Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3 – part of the full Mahler cycle that the orchestra performed in the 2009-2011 seasons to celebrate the composer's 150th birthday and 100th anniversary of his death - Mariss Jansons's interpretation of the Eight Symphony is one more jewel in the crown of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; with a star-studded cast and excellent choral forces, this 'Symphony of a Thousand' left a lasting impression on the audience.

RCO Live SACD (includes bonus DVD) RCO13003

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