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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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Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 8 F-Dur op. 93
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Guangdong Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou,

GUANGZHOU, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonoren-Ouvertüre Nr. 3 C-Dur op. 72b (1806)
Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zum 1. Aufzug und Isoldes Liebestod aus der Oper ''Tristan und Isolde''
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 7 A-Dur op. 92

Guangdong Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou,

GUANGZHOU, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 8 F-Dur op. 93
Interval
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Shanghai Oriental Art Center Management Co., Ltd.,

SHANGHAI, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonoren-Ouvertüre Nr. 3 C-Dur op. 72b (1806)
Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zum 1. Aufzug und Isoldes Liebestod aus der Oper ''Tristan und Isolde''
Interval
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 7 A-Dur op. 92

Shanghai Oriental Art Center Management Co., Ltd.,

SHANGHAI, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 8 F-Dur op. 93
Interval
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Jiangsu Grand Theatre,

Nanjing Shi, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonoren-Ouvertüre Nr. 3 C-Dur op. 72b (1806)
Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zum 1. Aufzug und Isoldes Liebestod aus der Oper ''Tristan und Isolde''
Interval
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 7 A-Dur op. 92

Jiangsu Grand Theatre,

Nanjing Shi, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 8 F-Dur op. 93
Interval
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Macao Cultural Centre,

MACAU, China

Wiener Philharmoniker

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonoren-Ouvertüre Nr. 3 C-Dur op. 72b (1806)
Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zum 1. Aufzug und Isoldes Liebestod aus der Oper ''Tristan und Isolde''
Interval
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 7 A-Dur op. 92

Macao Cultural Centre,

MACAU, China

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 1 D-Dur in vier Sätzen für großes Orchester (''Titan'') (1884-88)

NTK Forest Hall,

Nagoya, Japan

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Brahms: The Symphonies

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

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