New on takt1: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Author: takt1

Franz Welser-Möst and the Vienna Philharmonic with Mahler’s “Symphony of a Thousand” at the Wiener Konzerthaus.

  • Wiener Philharmoniker | Copyright: © Richard Schuster

    Wiener Philharmoniker © Richard Schuster

For the first time, takt1 presents the superlative Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst.

The programme is suitably weighty: Mahler’s Symphony no. 8, the “Symphony of a Thousand”. Here he forges a path from the medieval hymn to the final passages of Goethe's "Faust". The concert features a first-rate line-up: top soloists Regula Mühlemann and Georg Zeppenfeld are joined by the Singerverein of the Vienna Society of Friends of Music, the Vienna Singakademie und the Vienna Boys’ Choir – A thousand noble voices!

English title Mahler: Symphony No. 8
Original title Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 8
Recording location Wiener Konzerthaus
Recording date 12.05.2019
Production year 2019
Production Company takt1 / ORF
Sound Engineer Georg Burdicek
Producer Simeon Klein
Director Michael Ciniselli
English title of music work Symphony No. 8
Original title of music work Symphonie Nr. 8
Composer Gustav Mahler
Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker
Choir Wiener Sängerknaben
Choir Wiener Singverein
Choir Wiener Singakademie
Conductor Franz Welser-Möst
Soloist Georg Zeppenfeld
Soloist Jennifer Johnston
Soloist Giorgio Berrugi
Soloist Peter Mattei
Soloist Regula Mühlemann
Soloist Emily Magee
Soloist Erin Wall



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