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Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and is Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. With these positions, and in leading a pioneering alliance between two such 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.

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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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2019 Tanglewood Season Highlights

In the 2019 Tanglewood Festival season, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in nine concerts throughout July, featuring internationally renowned artists including Emanuel Ax on Opening Night (July 5), Anne-Sophie Mutter in ...
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Betsy Jolas: A Little Summer Suite (2015)
Camille Saint-Saëns: Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester Nr. 1 a-Moll op. 33
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Claude Debussy: La Mer (Trois Esquisses Symphoniques)
Maurice Ravel: La Valse. Poème chorégraphique

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

Lenox, United States

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Edward Elgar: Enigma-Variationen über ein eigenes Thema op. 36
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Kevin Puts: The Brightness of Light

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

Lenox, United States

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George Gershwin: Concerto in F (Fassung für 2 Klaviere von Gershwin)
George Gershwin: I Got Rhythm Variations for piano and orchestra
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Igor Strawinsky: Petruschka (1911) - Burleske in vier Bildern

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

Lenox, United States

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Richard Wagner: "Walkürenritt" aus dem 3. Aufzug der Oper "Die Walküre"

Koussevitzky Music Shed,

Lenox, United States

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll

Das Kurhaus Wiesbaden,

Wiesbaden, Germany

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll

Das Kurhaus Wiesbaden,

Wiesbaden, Germany

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasie und Fuge g-Moll BWV 542 für Orgel
Johann Sebastian Bach: "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" - Choral aus der Kantate "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben", BWV 147
Johann Sebastian Bach: Präludium und Fuge für Orgel Es-Dur BWV 552 in der Orchesterbearbeitung von A. Schönberg
Johann Sebastian Bach: Choral "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" BWV 645
Johann Sebastian Bach: Präludium und Fuge für Orgel Es-Dur BWV 552 in der Orchesterbearbeitung von A. Schönberg
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll

Royal Albert Hall,

London, United Kingdom

Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 8 c-Moll

Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern - KKL,

Luzern, Switzerland

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr. 17 G-Dur KV 453
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Claude Debussy: La Mer (Trois Esquisses Symphoniques)
Igor Strawinsky: Der Feuervogel - Suite (für großes Orchester) von 1919

Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern - KKL,

Luzern, Switzerland

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Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 6 & 9 – Wagner: Siegfried Idyll / Parsifal Prelude

Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig continue their acclaimed Bruckner cycle with Symphony No. 6, which Anton Bruckner himself described as his “boldest” and “most brazen”, and Symphony No. 9, which had Bruckner struggling for a total of nine years. The symphonies are coupled with Wagner’s Preludes to “Parsifal” and “Siegfried Idyll”.

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