Mahler Symphony No. 8 "Symphony of a Thousand"


Mahler Symphony No. 8 ("Symphony of a Thousand"). Riccardo Chailly conducts 2011 the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig as well as the MDR Rundfunkchor, the Chor der Oper Leipzig, the GewandhausChor, the Thomanerchor Leipzig, and the GewandhausKinderchor (Chorus Masters Howard Arman, Georg Christoph Biller, Frank-Steffen Elster, Gregor Meyer, and Volkmar Olbrich). Soloists are Erika Sunnegårdh (soprano), Ricarda Merbeth (soprano), Christiane Oelze (soprano), Lioba Braun (alto), Gerhild Romberger (alto), Stephen Gould (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (baritone), and Georg Zeppenfeld (bass). Produced by Paul Smaczny; directed for TV by Michael Beyer. Released 2011, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

Here's an official clip (sorry, it's in SD, but it's good SD) :