Day 114: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Chailly)

This morning’s conductor of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (WAB 108) (nicknamed “The Apocalyptic,” although I don’t know why) is Italian Riccardo Chailly (1953-). The orchestra is the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. I had never heard of Riccardo Chailly before this 144-day project. The first time I listened to Maestro Chailly was on … [Read more…]