A Commanding Opening: Mahler’s Symphony Of A Thousand

Maison symphonique September 19 and 21, 2017

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The OSM raises the curtain on its season with Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand, a sweeping work for soloists, chorus and orchestra. With more than 350 people on stage, this symphony was described by Mahler as “the whole universe beginning to ring and resound.”

Take part in the opening festivities: wear black and white!

Mahler, Symphony no. 8 in E-flat major, Symphony of a Thousand


  • Venue : Maison symphonique
  • Producer / Presenter : Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)
  • Conductor : Kent Nagano
  • Sopranos : Sarah Wegener, Camilla Tilling, Klara Ek (Mater Gloriosa)
  • Mezzo-sopranos : Allyson McHardy, Marie-Nicole Lemieux
  • Tenor : Michael Schade
  • Baritone : Russell Braun
  • Bass : David Steffens
  • The OSM Chorus : Andrew Megill, OSM chorus master
  • Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal : Andrew Gray, chorus master
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