Staatskapelle Dresden Performs Bruckner's Eighth
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Staatskapelle Dresden closed the 2012-13 Carnegie Hall Live series on an epic note, with Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 conducted by Christian Thielemann. Listen to the archived show above.
The Berlin-born Thielemann became the Staatskapelle's chief conductor this season, though his connection to the orchestra goes back several years. In 2008, he led a live recording of the Bruckner Eighth, which received enthusiastic reviews. The Eighth is one of Bruckner's most popular works, full of magisterial grandeur and powerful climaxes.
View the archived live chat and Twitter conversation below (hashtag #CHLive).
Christian Thielemann, Principal Conductor