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Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. These two positions, in addition to his leadership of a pioneering alliance between both institutions, have firmly established Grammy Award-winning Nelsons 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 began his tenure as Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the 2014/15 season. This season, the BSO and Nelsons embark on a major tour throughout Asia, giving their first concerts together in Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

During the 2019/20 season, Nelsons continues his regular collaborations with the Wiener Philharmoniker, with whom he conducts the prestigious New Year’s Day concert in 2020, broadcast to millions across the world.

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Fall concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Following the season-opening concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons conducts the ensemble for two more riveting programs featuring world-renowned soloists. On September 26, 27, 28, & October ...
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 C-Dur op. 15
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Franz Schubert: Sinfonie Nr. 8 C-Dur D 944 ("Große C-Dur Sinfonie" - alte Nr. 9) (1825)

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Gustav Mahler: Blumine - (Einlage-Satz zu Sinfonie Nr. 1)
Robert Schumann: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester a-Moll op. 129
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Richard Wagner: Ouvertüre zu "Der fliegende Holländer"
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 ("Schottische")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Gustav Mahler: Blumine - (Einlage-Satz zu Sinfonie Nr. 1)
Robert Schumann: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester a-Moll op. 129
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Richard Wagner: Ouvertüre zu "Der fliegende Holländer"
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 ("Schottische")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Gustav Mahler: Blumine - (Einlage-Satz zu Sinfonie Nr. 1)
Robert Schumann: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester a-Moll op. 129
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Richard Wagner: Ouvertüre zu "Der fliegende Holländer"
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 ("Schottische")

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 C-Dur op. 15
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Franz Schubert: Sinfonie Nr. 8 C-Dur D 944 ("Große C-Dur Sinfonie" - alte Nr. 9) (1825)

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Johannes Brahms: Konzert für Violine, Violoncello und Orchester a-Moll op. 102
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Franz Schubert: Sinfonie Nr. 8 C-Dur D 944 ("Große C-Dur Sinfonie" - alte Nr. 9) (1825)

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Tickets

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Gustav Mahler: Blumine - (Einlage-Satz zu Sinfonie Nr. 1)
Robert Schumann: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester a-Moll op. 129
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Richard Wagner: Ouvertüre zu "Der fliegende Holländer"
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 ("Schottische")

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

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Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Festliches Präludium op. 61 für großes Orchester und Orgel
Joseph Haydn: Sinfonia concertanta B-Dur Hob.I:105 für Violine, Violoncello, Oboe, Fagott und Orchester
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Arnold Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht op. 4 für Streichorchester (1917 rev. 1943)
Alexander Scriabin: Le Poème de l extase op. 54 (Symphonie Nr. 4) (1905-07)

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Festliches Präludium op. 61 für großes Orchester und Orgel
Joseph Haydn: Sinfonia concertanta B-Dur Hob.I:105 für Violine, Violoncello, Oboe, Fagott und Orchester
Alexander Scriabin: Le Poème de l extase op. 54 (Symphonie Nr. 4) (1905-07)

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies

This deluxe compilation, in which Andris Nelsons joins the Wiener Philharmoniker, was recorded during a series of concerts conducting works by Beethoven in Vienna, Hamburg, and Hannover. The soloists for the Symphony No.9 are Camilla Nylund, Gerhild Romberger, Klaus Florian Vogt and Georg Zeppenfeld.

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Alliance

Since 2017, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and the Boston Symphony Orchestra have been artistic partners, collaborating extensively on programming, personnel development, and training. Find out more about the unique alliance of these two renowned orchestras.

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