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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.

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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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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Arturs Maskats: "My River runs to thee…" Hommage à Emily Dickinson
Antonin Dvořák: Konzert für Violine und Orchester a-Moll op. 53
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Béla Bartók: Konzert für Orchester Sz 116 (1943)

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Arturs Maskats: "My River runs to thee…" Hommage à Emily Dickinson
Antonin Dvořák: Konzert für Violine und Orchester a-Moll op. 53
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Béla Bartók: Konzert für Orchester Sz 116 (1943)

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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HK (Heinz Karl) Gruber: AERIAL für Trompete und Orchester
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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HK (Heinz Karl) Gruber: AERIAL für Trompete und Orchester
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 5 c-Moll op. 67
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Richard Strauss: Don Juan - Tondichtung op. 20 (nach Nikolaus Lenau)
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - Tondichtung für großes Orchester op. 30

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 5 c-Moll op. 67
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Richard Strauss: Don Juan - Tondichtung op. 20 (nach Nikolaus Lenau)
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - Tondichtung für großes Orchester op. 30

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 5 c-Moll op. 67
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Richard Strauss: Don Juan - Tondichtung op. 20 (nach Nikolaus Lenau)
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - Tondichtung für großes Orchester op. 30

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 1 C-Dur op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 2 D-Dur op. 36
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 3 Es-Dur op. 55 (Eroica)

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 1 C-Dur op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 2 D-Dur op. 36
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 3 Es-Dur op. 55 (Eroica)

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

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Latest Recording:

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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