Notes & Reviews:
The recording of this symphony started a cycle of Bruckner's complete symphonies with the Staatskapelle Dresden under their principal conductor Christian Thielemann that is to be produced over the course of several years - it's a living monument of musical architecture. Christian Thielemann once again shows his talent for the German Romantic repertoire with a highly acclaimed interpretation of Bruckners popular Symphony No. 8. With this concert Christian Thielemann made a grandiose entry as a prospective principal conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden. "... it is so mighty, and with such a depth of sound ... that one would have to be hard-hearted not to be touched by this heartfelt music" wrote the Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel after this concert featuring Anton Bruckner's Eighth Symphony performed by the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden.
"... brilliant concert." -Dresdner Neuesten Nachrichten
"The orchestra under the conductor Christian Thielemann enthused the audience ... " -Radio Dresden
"At the end there were standing ovations." -Morgenpost
Run Time: 88 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DTS 5.1
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Works DetailsBruckner, Anton : Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108
- Conductor: Christian Thielemann
- Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
- Period Time: Romantic
- Form: Orchestral
- Studio/Live: Live