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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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Andris Nelsons and Håkan Hardenberger Perform the US Premiere of Widmann’s new trumpet concerto

Håkan Hardenberger will play the US premiere of Jörg Widmann’s new trumpet concerto, ‘Towards Paradise (Labyrinth VI)’ with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra tonight at Symphony Hall, Boston. Co-commissioned by ...
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Julius Klengel: Hymnus für 12 Violoncelli op.57
Arthur Nikisch: Orchester-Fantasie über Themen aus Viktor Neßlers Oper "Der Trompeter von Säckingen"
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Julius Klengel: Hymnus für 12 Violoncelli op.57
Arthur Nikisch: Orchester-Fantasie über Themen aus Viktor Neßlers Oper "Der Trompeter von Säckingen"
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Julius Klengel: Hymnus für 12 Violoncelli op.57
Arthur Nikisch: Orchester-Fantasie über Themen aus Viktor Neßlers Oper "Der Trompeter von Säckingen"
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Schauspiel-Ouvertüre op. 4
Ferruccio Busoni: Sinfonisches Tongedicht op. 32a
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Schauspiel-Ouvertüre op. 4
Ferruccio Busoni: Sinfonisches Tongedicht op. 32a
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dora Pejačević: Sinfonie fis-Moll op. 41 (1916-1917, rev. 1920)
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Antonin Dvořák: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester h-Moll op. 104

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dora Pejačević: Sinfonie fis-Moll op. 41 (1916-1917, rev. 1920)
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Antonin Dvořák: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester h-Moll op. 104

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Antonin Dvořák: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester h-Moll op. 104
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 ("Pathétique")

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura,

Lugano, Switzerland

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Julius Klengel: Hymnus für 12 Violoncelli op.57
Arthur Nikisch: Orchester-Fantasie über Themen aus Viktor Neßlers Oper "Der Trompeter von Säckingen"
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Teatro alla Scala Milano,

Milano, Italy

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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1, 14 & 15; Chamber Symphony in C Minor

In this latest installment in "an ongoing Shostakovich survey that has rightly won him three Grammy Awards" (NY Times), Andris Nelsons and the BSO bookend the composer's brilliant symphonic career.

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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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