Opera Scotland

Symphony no8 Symphony no 8 in E flat major; 'Symphony of a Thousand'

Music

Gustav Mahler (born Kalište, 7 July 1860; died Vienna, 18 May 1911)

Text

Latin Hymn Veni Creator Spiritus and closing section Faust by Goethe.

 

Premieres

First Performance: Munich (Neue Musik-Festhalle), 12 September 1910.

First Performance in UK: London (Queen's Hall), 15 April 1930.

First Performance in Scotland: Edinburgh (Usher Hall), 1965.

The Cast

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