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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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Sharing, with regret, that Andris Nelsons and Kristine Opolais have divorced following seven years of marriage. Both Mr. Nelsons and Ms. Opolais are united in putting their daughter at ...
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The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

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The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

London, United Kingdom

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The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

London, United Kingdom

Tickets

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

London, United Kingdom

Tickets

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Igor Strawinsky: Psalmen-Sinfonie für Chor und Orchester (1930, rev. 1948)
Aaron Copland: Old American Songs
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Elliott Carter: Clarinet Concerto (1996)
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story - Suite (Bearbeitung: Wolfgang Meyer)

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Igor Strawinsky: Psalmen-Sinfonie für Chor und Orchester (1930, rev. 1948)
Aaron Copland: Old American Songs
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Elliott Carter: Clarinet Concerto (1996)
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story - Suite (Bearbeitung: Wolfgang Meyer)

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

London, United Kingdom

Tickets

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin - Romantische Oper in 3 Aufzügen

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,

London, United Kingdom

Tickets

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Open Air - Rosental Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

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Latest Recording:

Brahms: The Symphonies

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

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