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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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Bayerische Staatsoper debut with ‘Rusalka’

On June 15, Andris Nelsons made his greatly anticipated debut engagement at the Bayerische Staatsoper, conducting Dvorák’s masterful and moving Rusalka. He continues with performances on June 18, 23 & 25 leading the Bayerisches ...
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Boston Symphony Orchestra

Seiji Ozawa Hall,

Lenox, United States

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Boston Symphony Orchestra

Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 2 c-Moll in fünf Sätzen für großes Orchester, Sopran- und Altsolo und gemischten Chor (1888-94) (Auferstehungs-Sinfonie)

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

LENOX, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 3 G-Dur KV 216
Interval
Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 4 G-Dur in vier Sätzen für großes Orchester und Sopran-Solo (1899/1901)

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

LENOX, United States

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra

Sergej Prokofieff: Symphonie Nr. 1 D-Dur op. 25 (''Symphonie classique'')
Igor Strawinsky: Symphonie in drei Sätzen (1945)
Interval
Mark-Anthony Turnage: From the Wreckage - Konzert für Trompete und Orchester
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Dispelling the Fears (für 2 Trompeten)

Seiji Ozawa Hall,

Lenox, United States

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Boston Symphony Orchestra

Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin - Suite für Orchester (1919)
Joseph Haydn: Symphonie Nr. 83 g-Moll Hob. I:83 ''La poule'' (Die Henne)
Interval
Thomas Adès: "Three Studies from Couperin" (2006)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr. 21 C-Dur KV 467

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

LENOX, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold - Oper aus dem Ring des Nibelungen (Vorabend)

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

LENOX, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

John Williams: ''Markings'' for violin, strings, harp and percussion
Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique op. 14 (Episoden aus dem Leben eines Künstlers)

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

LENOX, United States

Wiener Philharmoniker

Sergej Prokofieff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 g-Moll op. 16
Interval
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 7 C-Dur op. 60 (''Leningrader'')

Großes Festspielhaus,

Salzburg, Austria

Wiener Philharmoniker

Sergej Prokofieff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 g-Moll op. 16
Interval
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 7 C-Dur op. 60 (''Leningrader'')

Großes Festspielhaus,

Salzburg, Austria

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Latest Recording
Latest Recording:

Brahms: The Symphonies

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

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