Leonard Bernstein holds up a baton, conducting. He’s wearing a black tuxedo, red pocket square, red brooch, paired with a white shirt and a white tie.
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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.

The Program

Venue

165 West 65th Street

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MAHLER ON FILM

Symphony of a Thousand

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 8:45 pm Walter Reade Theater

Directed by Humphrey Burton (1975)

Vienna Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Singverein Choir
Vienna Boys Choir
Edda Moser, Judith Blegen, Gerti Zeumer,
sopranos
Ingrid Mayr, Agnes Baltsa, contraltos
Kenneth Riegel, tenor
Hermann Prey, baritone
José van Dam, bass 

Performance Details

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

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