Kent Nagano conducts classical masterpieces

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Kent Nagano conducts Bruckner's Eighth Symphony in the first programme of a new series that explores six pivotal works of classical music

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TV & Radio Information
Sky Arts 2
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 19:00

Kent NaganoBruckner's music failed to be accepted in Vienna during his lifetime. But his Eighth Symphony has come to be known as the ‘the crown of 19th-century music’, with many viewing it as the very peak of the 19th-century symphonic genre. The context and interpretation of the work is explored through this programme and it concludes with a performance of the work by the German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin.