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Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and is the designated Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, with the appointment commencing in the 2017/18 season. With these positions, and in leading a pioneering alliance between these two esteemed institutions, Grammy Award winning Nelsons is firmly underlined as one of the most renowned and innovative conductors on the international scene today.

Andris Nelsons conducted with concise focus and vigor and elicited the orchestra both tonal beauty and technical precision and visible enthusiasm.

The Boston Globe

Nelsons made his Boston Symphony (BSO) debut in March 2011, leading Mahler’s Symphony no. 9 at Carnegie Hall. In summer 2012, Nelsons made his debut in Tanglewood, and in 2013 at Boston Symphony Hall.

Nelsons began his tenure as Music Director of the BSO in the 2014/15 season and after one year his contract was extended through the 2021/22 season.

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Sharing, with regret, that Andris Nelsons and Kristine Opolais have divorced following seven years of marriage. Both Mr. Nelsons and Ms. Opolais are united in putting their daughter at ...
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur op. 73
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 4 e-Moll op. 98

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur op. 73
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 4 e-Moll op. 98

Gasteig München GmbH,

München, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Thomas Larcher: "Chiasma" für Orchester (Auftragswerk des Gewandhausorchesters Leipzig)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg,

Hamburg, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Thomas Larcher: "Chiasma" für Orchester (Auftragswerk des Gewandhausorchesters Leipzig)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam,

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Thomas Larcher: "Chiasma" für Orchester (Auftragswerk des Gewandhausorchesters Leipzig)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

BOZAR MUSIC,

Bruxelles, Belgium

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Thomas Larcher: "Chiasma" für Orchester (Auftragswerk des Gewandhausorchesters Leipzig)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Festspielhaus und Festspiele Baden-Baden gGmbH,

Baden-Baden, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Thomas Larcher: "Chiasma" für Orchester (Auftragswerk des Gewandhausorchesters Leipzig)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Kölner Philharmonie,

Köln, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur op. 73
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 4 e-Moll op. 98

Konzerthaus Dortmund GmbH,

Dortmund, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 Es-Dur op. 73
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 4 e-Moll op. 98

Philharmonie Luxembourg,

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Latest Recording:

Brahms: The Symphonies

Recorded live during concert performances at Symphony Hall in November 2016.

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