The Dresden Staatskapelle's principal conductor, Christian Thielemann, asserts that Anton Bruckner's music, in its long-winding search for beauty, is the perfect antidote for modern life. He and the orchestra brought Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 to Carnegie Hall on April 19, 2013. Melanie Burford for NPR hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Carnegie Hall Live: Dresden Staatskapelle Plays Bruckner WQXR-FM

A venerable orchestra brings Bruckner's Eighth Symphony, and its new conductor, to New York.