Gustav Mahler’s 8th Symphony, the “Symphony of a Thousand”, opens the 2010 BBC Proms tonight. Jiří Bělohlávek conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the joint forces of six choirs.
The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 20:00 British Summer Time (21:00 in Paris). Listen online.
See all Mahler concerts at this year’s Proms.
See also: Mahler’s total eclipse of the heart (Tom Service, The Guardian)