Day 121: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Maazel)

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 American Lorin Maazel (1930-2014). I first encountered Maestro Maazel on Day 9 in my 144-day project. On that day, he interpreted Bruckner’s First. Then again on Day 25, Symphony No. 2. Then … [Read more…]