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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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New Album to be released in the Bruckner series

Andris Nelsons’ latest release with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, featuring Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 and the Prelude to Act 1 from Wagner’s Lohengrin, was recorded live in concert and is ...
Schedule

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Steffen Schleiermacher: New Work
Alban Berg: Konzert für Violine und Orchester (Dem Andenken eines Engels)
Interval
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 (''Schottische'')

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Steffen Schleiermacher: New Work
Alban Berg: Konzert für Violine und Orchester (Dem Andenken eines Engels)
Interval
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 (''Schottische'')

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Steffen Schleiermacher: New Work
Alban Berg: Konzert für Violine und Orchester (Dem Andenken eines Engels)
Interval
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphonie Nr. 3 a-Moll op. 56 (''Schottische'')

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Wagner: ''Trauermarsch'' aus dem 3. Aufzug der Oper ''Götterdämmerung''
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Konzert für Trompete in C und Orchester ´Nobody knows de trouble I see´
Interval
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll op. 65

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Wagner: ''Trauermarsch'' aus dem 3. Aufzug der Oper ''Götterdämmerung''
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Konzert für Trompete in C und Orchester ´Nobody knows de trouble I see´
Interval
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll op. 65

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Jörg Widmann: New Work
Interval
Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Jörg Widmann: New Work
Interval
Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Tickets

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Jörg Widmann: New Work
Interval
Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 7 E-Dur

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Latest Recording
Latest Recording:

Brahms: The Symphonies

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

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