Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand

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The forces required to perform Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand make it a rare and magnificent event. Experience it live.

Completing the Mahler cycle for Lockington, this massive work requires three choruses, a large orchestra, and eight vocalists. The music communicates redemption through the power of love and faith in the eternal human spirit.

Symphony No. 8 (Symphony of a Thousand)
David Lockington, Conductor
GR Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, Director
GR Symphony Youth Chorus, Sean Ivory, Director
Calvin College Alumni Choir, Pearl Shangkuan, Director
Jennifer Check, Soprano
Janice Chandler Eteme, Soprano
Lisa Walhout, Soprano
Susan Platts, Alto
Mary Creswell, Alto
Robert Künzli, Tenor
Stephen West, Bass-Baritone
Grant Youngblood, Baritone

This is a big work, with big musical gestures and a big idea behind it. David Lockington earns his Black belt in conducting with this performance!
— John Varineau