Mahler’s 8th symphony celebrates its 103rd anniversary today.
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Mahler’s 8th symphony celebrates its 103rd anniversary today.

  Today, September 12th is the day in 1910 when Gustav Mahler’s monolithic symphonic cantata the Symphony no 8 premiered in Munich. Mahler underwent much soul searching as he wrote it, but the audiences loved it, awarding the performance with a 20 minute ovation. Mahler himself conducted the premiere ¬†for which the impresario Emil Gutman…