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Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and is Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. With these positions, and in leading a pioneering alliance between two such 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.

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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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Asia tour with the Gewandhausorchester

Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig embark on a tour through Asia this month. Beginning in Spain, the ensemble will then travel to Tokyo, Japan, and China over the ...
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 1 c-Moll op. 68

Bunka Kaikan,

Tokyo, Japan

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Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 5 e-Moll op. 64

Suntory Hall,

Tokyo, Japan

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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 5 B-Dur

Suntory Hall,

Tokyo, Japan

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Johannes Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 1 c-Moll op. 68

Hyogo Performing Arts Center,

Hyogo, Japan

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Gustav Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn - für Singstimme und Klavier (Orchester)
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 5 e-Moll op. 64

Osaka Symphony Hall,

Osaka, Japan

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Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 5 e-Moll op. 64

Shanghai Oriental Art Center Management Co., Ltd.,

Shanghai, China

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 5 e-Moll op. 64

Guangzhou Opera House,

Guangzhou, China

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 5 B-Dur

National Centre for the Performing Arts Beijing,

BEIJING, China

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 99 (op. 77)
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Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Symphonie Nr. 5 e-Moll op. 64

National Center for the Performing Arts Beijing,

BEIJING, China

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Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 6 & 9 – Wagner: Siegfried Idyll / Parsifal Prelude

Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig continue their acclaimed Bruckner cycle with Symphony No. 6, which Anton Bruckner himself described as his “boldest” and “most brazen”, and Symphony No. 9, which had Bruckner struggling for a total of nine years. The symphonies are coupled with Wagner’s Preludes to “Parsifal” and “Siegfried Idyll”.

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