Jurowski conducts Mahler Symphony No. 8

1 audio CD
Made in the United Kingdom
℗ 2021 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
© 2021 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
Recorded at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 8 April 2017
Producer: Andrew Walton, K&A Productions
Engineer: Deborah Spanton, K&A Productions
Total playing time: 83:27
Released: 24 September 2021

CD: Jurowski conducts Mahler Symphony No. 8

Mahler Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Judith Howarth soprano (Magna Peccatrix)
Anne Schwanewilms soprano (Una poenitentium)
Sofia Fomina soprano (Mater Gloriosa)
Michaela Selinger mezzo-soprano (Mulier Samaritana)
Patricia Bardon mezzo-soprano (Maria Aegyptiaca)
Barry Banks tenor (Doctor Marianus)
Stephen Gadd baritone (Pater Ecstaticus)
Matthew Rose bass (Pater Profundus)
London Philharmonic Choir
London Symphony Chorus
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Tiffin Boys’ Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pieter Schoeman leader

From its first notes, the Symphony bursts into radiant life, revealing Mahler the true musical dramatist, effortlessly blending the human and the divine. In this live concert recording more than 400 performers, exquisitely brought together by Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski, offer an unforgettable vision of Mahler’s great Symphony that runs the musical gamut from the small and deeply personal, to some of the loudest, grandest, most epic moments conceived on the concert stage.

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