Symphony of a Thousand
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About Symphony of a Thousand
In this 1975 concert film of Mahler’s magnificent Eighth Symphony, nicknamed the “Symphony of a Thousand,” incomparable conductor Leonard Bernstein gathers the massed forces of the Vienna Philharmonic, three choirs, and eight stellar vocal soloists for a musical experience of overwhelming grandeur, depicting redemption through the power of love.
Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major (“Symphony of a Thousand”)
Directed by Humphrey Burton (1975)
1hr 20min (No Intermission)