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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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Gewandhausorchester 2017/18 season announcement with Andris Nelsons

The 2017/2018 season will be a unique one: the Gewandhausorchester is celebrating its 275th birthday, and Andris Nelsons will be presented as the 21st Gewandhauskapellmeister. There will be a season preview event hosted on March 13, 2017 at 7 pm, at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig. Andris Nelsons will present the next season alongside the Gewandhaus Director Prof. Andreas Schulz, […]

Schedule

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Festliche Ouvertüre op. 96 (1954)
Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia for solo violin and strings In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij (1987)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 54

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Festliche Ouvertüre op. 96 (1954)
Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia for solo violin and strings In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij (1987)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 54

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Interval
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Festliche Ouvertüre op. 96 (1954)
Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia for solo violin and strings In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij (1987)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 54

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Festliche Ouvertüre op. 96 (1954)
Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35
Interval
Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia for solo violin and strings In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij (1987)
Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Symphonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 54

Symphony Hall,

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Platzhalter: Platzhalter für noch nicht eingegebene Werke
Sergej Rachmaninoff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 g-Moll op.40 (1941)
Interval
Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 4 G-Dur in vier Sätzen für großes Orchester und Sopran-Solo (1899/1901)

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Platzhalter: Platzhalter für noch nicht eingegebene Werke
Sergej Rachmaninoff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 g-Moll op.40 (1941)
Interval
Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 4 G-Dur in vier Sätzen für großes Orchester und Sopran-Solo (1899/1901)

Boston, United States

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Platzhalter: Platzhalter für noch nicht eingegebene Werke
Sergej Rachmaninoff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 g-Moll op.40 (1941)
Interval
Gustav Mahler: Sinfonie Nr. 4 G-Dur in vier Sätzen für großes Orchester und Sopran-Solo (1899/1901)

Boston, United States

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zu ''Lohengrin''
Franz Schubert: Sinfonie Nr. 7 h-Moll D 759 (''Unvollendete Sinfonie'' - alte Nr. 8) (1822)
Interval
Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 4 Es-Dur ("Die Romantische")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Tickets

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Richard Wagner: Vorspiel zu ''Lohengrin''
Franz Schubert: Sinfonie Nr. 7 h-Moll D 759 (''Unvollendete Sinfonie'' - alte Nr. 8) (1822)
Interval
Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 4 Es-Dur ("Die Romantische")

Gewandhaus zu Leipzig,

Leipzig, Germany

Tickets
Latest Recording
Latest Recording:

Brahms: The Symphonies

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

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