Australian World Orchestra’s Guest Conductor helps shed light on the Eighth Symphony of the Austrian behemoth.

A nton Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony can’t claim to be his longest – that distinction belongs to the first version of his feral Third. Nor is it his technically most demanding – the Ninth requires that orchestral musicians plunder technical resources they don’t necessarily know they have. But Brucknerheads of the world unite over the idea of the Eighth as providing the...

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