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Whether he’s conducting the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Bruckner or the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven, Andris Nelsons is mindful of the profound, indefinable connection between a conductor and his musicians, he tells Peter Quantrill

Gramophone

Gramophone Conducting Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony is, on the face of it, an effective weight-loss strategy in itself: 80 minutes of hard cardio and unbroken...

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A great way to unwind, relax and experience the combination "intermixed" Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Alliance explore the many historic connections between these two world-famous orchestras.

Thrive GlobalMichael Levin

Thrive Global At Boston’s Symphony Hall this week, they’re not just making music—they’re making music history. The august Gewandhaus Orchester of...

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We caught up with the Latvian conductor last week at Tanglewood in Massachusetts to discuss the Boston Symphony Orchestra's European Tour, which begins this weekend as part of the BBC Proms...

BBC Music MagazineMichael Beek

Having just completed two months of music-making and mentoring at Tanglewood, their summer home in Western Massachusetts, you’d think the musicians of the...

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Their chemistry onstage is unmistakable. The result so far is two consecutive Grammy awards for Best Orchestra Performances. With disarming sincerity, casual generosity, and boundless optimism, he
has released the potential of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Musical AmericaBrian McCreath

A reverence for the past surrounds virtually every square foot of Tanglewood, the beautiful summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The expansive lawn...

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"Classical conductor Andris Nelsons will become an honorary professor of Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music, LETA was told at the academy."

The Baltic Course

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“The energy of an orchestra can be a great source of inspiration [...]

The FOCUS Magazine

Young Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons, Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, ranks among the leading exponents of his art. Talking to...

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"Watch: Andris Nelsons Conducts Beethoven's Ninth at Tanglewood [...]

WQXRAmanda Angel

It’s become an annual tradition of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a rite marking the end of summer in the Berkshires: a performance of...

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"The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, and Deutsche Grammophon have expanded their award-winning recording partnership by extending their original agreement, which focused primarily on Shostakovich Symphonies 5-10 (works composed during the period of Shostakovich's difficult relationship with Stalin and the Soviet regime, mid-1930s to 1953), to include live recordings of the composer's entire canon of 15 symphonies, plus the masterpiece opera, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk [...]

BSO.org

The first album of the new partnership between the BSO, Nelsons, and DG, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, released in July 2015, won the Grammy Award for...

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"Two of the greatest artists in this city, usually thought of as soloists but appearing tonight, for the first time ever in an interview as a duo [...]

WGBH News

Andris Nelsons (@andris_nelsons) hails from Riva, Latvia, and after one year as the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, he recently extended...

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"New Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons: 'It's Not A Job — It's Life' [...]

NPRJeff Lunden

Andris Nelsons is a bear of a man. The 35-year-old Latvian conductor, who will become the Boston Symphony Orchestra‘s youngest music director in more...

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"Andris Nelsons Gets Ready to Lead the Boston Symphony [...]

The New York TimesJames R. Oestreich

He was a terror at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, careening around the campus in a staff golf cart, his gangly 6-foot-2 frame...

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"Charismatic young conductor Andris Nelsons is a talent in global demand. Since joining the CBSO in 2007 his reputation has soared – a thrilling debut at last year's Proms will be followed by the opening night at Bayreuth this year. He talks to Fiona Maddocks about growing up in Riga, Simon Rattle's legacy and Birmingham's bid for UK City of Culture 2013 [...]

The GuardianFiona Maddocks

Everywhere you turn in Birmingham, banners and hoardings urge you to “Join the Big Conversation”. This is the slogan for the city’s bid to...