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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, […]

GRAMMY Award Win for “Shostakovich Under Stalin’s Shadow: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, and 9″ album with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s critically lauded Deutsche Grammophon release of “Shostakovich Under Stalin’s Shadow: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, and 9 – Suite from Hamlet” has been honored with a 2017 GRAMMY Award in the Best Orchestral Performance category. Nelsons and the BSO were also recipients of a GRAMMY in 2016 in the same […]

Strauss’ ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ at the Royal Opera House

This winter at the Royal Opera House, Andris Nelsons leads five weeks of performances featuring Strauss’ sumptuous and timeless masterwork, Der Rosenkavalier. The starry casts include Renée Fleming and Rachel Willis-Sørensen alternating as the Marschallin, with Alice Coote and Anna Stéphany as Octavian, Sophie Bevan as Sophie, and Matthew Rose as Baron Ochs. Performances take place December 17- January 24, and […]

Andris Nelsons conducts Andres and Brahms with the BSO

On November 15, 17, 18 & 19 Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a concert series which features a diverse programme, including the world premiere of Timo Andres’ Everything Happens So Much (BSO commission), Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Hélène Grimaud, as well as the composer’s Symphony No. 3. The concerts are part of a […]

Shostakovich & Dean with Håkan Hardenberger and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Following their European performances with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Andris Nelsons and trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger are showcased in two concerts with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, hosted at the Herkulessaal in Munich. Mr. Hardenberger is the soloist on Brett Dean’s Trumpet Concerto, on a programme that also includes Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93. Performances […]

European tour with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Andris Nelsons and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra present concerts throughout Europe this October, in Amsterdam, Paris, and Dortmund. They perform Wagner’s Prelude to Lohengrin, Gruber’s Aerial with trumpet soloist Håkan Hardenberger, and Strauss’ Tod und Verklärung and Till Eulenspiegel at the Het Concertgebouw on October 12 and the Konzerthaus Dortmund on October 15. They reprise the programme, substituting Wagner’s Prelude to Parsifal, on October […]

‘Der Rosenkavalier’ in concert with the BSO

On September 29 and October 1, Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a spectacular cast present performances of Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, in concert at Boston Symphony Hall. Renée Fleming stars as the Marschallin, Susan Graham is Octavian, and Erin Morley is Sophie – the performances also feature the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Children’s Chorus. Nelsons previews these performances in […]

Boston Symphony Orchestra – Gala Opening Night

Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a thrilling season opener on September 24, featuring pianist Lang Lang as soloist on Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26. The programme also highlights the Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Shostakovich, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Tickets and more information are available via […]

Andris Nelsons recipient of two 2016 Gramophone Awards

Andris Nelsons is honoured to be recipient of two Gramophone Awards this year: in the Best Orchestral category for his recording of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the Deutsche Grammophon label, and in the Best Contemporary category for his recording of Hans Abrahamsen’s “let me tell you”, featuring Barbara Hannigan […]

Andris Nelsons and Deutsche Grammophon announce exclusive relationship

The announcement, made in Berlin on 19 May 2016, represents a major milestone in Andris Nelsons’ recording career and prepares the way for three landmark projects. Earlier this month, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and DG announced that their Grammy Award-winning Shostakovich project with Nelsons had paved the way for an extension to the yellow label’s […]

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