Culmination of the Philharmonia Orchestra's Mahler Cycle
The Philharmonia Orchestra's Mahler cycle reached its culmination on Sunday October 9 with a performance of the mighty Symphony No.8, 'Symphony of a Thousand' under Lorin Maazel at the Royal Festival Hall.
In this performance, Choir 1 was be sung by the BBC Symphony Chorus and the Philharmonia Voices. The Philharmonia Chorus, who were being prepared by their Chorus Master Stefan Bevier, was Choir 2. The performance was recorded for the Philharmonia Orchestra's own label.