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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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Andris Nelsons returns to Carnegie Hall

This week, Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra return to Carnegie Hall, New York. Tonight they will present Ives’ ‘Unanswered Question’, Unsuk Chin’s ‘Scherben der Stille’ and end with Berlioz’s ...
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Macbeth op. 23 - Sinfonische Dichtung
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Suite AV 145 (1945) für Orchester
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Musikverein Wien,

Wien, Austria

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Don Juan - Tondichtung op. 20 (nach Nikolaus Lenau)
Richard Strauss: Burleske AV 85 d-Moll für Klavier und Orchester (1886)
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Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - Tondichtung für großes Orchester op. 30

Elbphilharmonie,

Hamburg, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Macbeth op. 23 - Sinfonische Dichtung
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Suite AV 145 (1945) für Orchester
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Elbphilharmonie,

Hamburg, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Don Juan - Tondichtung op. 20 (nach Nikolaus Lenau)
Richard Strauss: Burleske AV 85 d-Moll für Klavier und Orchester (1886)
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Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - Tondichtung für großes Orchester op. 30

Philharmonie de Paris - Cité de la musique,

Paris, France

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Strauss: Macbeth op. 23 - Sinfonische Dichtung
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Suite AV 145 (1945) für Orchester
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Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 40

Philharmonie de Paris - Cité de la musique,

Paris, France

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Wiener Philharmoniker

Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem (Marchenpoem) (1971)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 9 Es-Dur op. 70
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Antonin Dvořák: Symphonie Nr. 6 D-Dur op. 60 (1880)

Smetana Hall, Municipal House Obecni Dum Praha,

Praha 1, Czech Republic

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Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem (Marchenpoem) (1971)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 9 Es-Dur op. 70
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Antonin Dvořák: Symphonie Nr. 6 D-Dur op. 60 (1880)

Kulturpalast Dresden,

Dresden, Germany

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Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem (Marchenpoem) (1971)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 9 Es-Dur op. 70
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Antonin Dvořák: Symphonie Nr. 6 D-Dur op. 60 (1880)

Philharmonie Berlin,

Berlin, Germany

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Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem (Marchenpoem) (1971)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 9 Es-Dur op. 70
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Antonin Dvořák: Symphonie Nr. 6 D-Dur op. 60 (1880)

Elbphilharmonie,

Hamburg, Germany

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Latest Recording:

Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5 / Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig continue their award-winning Bruckner cycle. This time the Symphonies are coupled with the Prelude and Liebestod from Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde. The album is set to be released 11 February 2022.

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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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