Album Release: Australian World Orchestra/Rattle – Bruckner Symphony No 8


The Australian World Orchestra is performing again in Sydney. Coinciding with this concert, ABC Classics is releasing its live recording of Bruckner’s Symphony No 8,¬†captured during the orchestra’s 2015 concerts at the Sydney Opera House under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle.

This performance of Bruckner’s grand Symphony No 8 by the AWO under Sir Rattle won the award for Best Orchestral Concert of the Year at the 2016 Helpmann Awards.¬†

The Australian World Orchestra comprises some of the nation’s finest orchestral musicians who work in over 40 leading ensembles both here and overseas. They convene regularly in Australia forming a thrillingly talented super ensemble of over 90 musicians.

The album is available from September 23 2016 as a 2CD set and also as a digital album. ABC 481 4532.

Posted on September 21, 2016 @ 23.55