ANDRIS NELSONS LEADS THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S FIRST-EVER JOINT PERFORMANCES WITH THE LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS ORCHESTRA—A MAJOR FOCUS OF THE FIVE-YEAR BSO/GHO ALLIANCE LAUNCHED IN FEBRUARY 2018 AND AN UNPRECEDENTED EVENT IN THE WORLD OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC, OCTOBER 27–NOVEMBER 2 AT SYMPHONY HALL

Thursday, October 31, and Saturday, November 2, at 8 p.m.: Andris Nelsons to lead his two orchestras, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, in joint concert of works by Strauss and Haydn, on program with Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht and Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy

Friday, November 1, at 6 p.m.: Strauss, Haydn, and Scriabin works are repeated for the Symphony Gala in celebration of 2019–20 season and Mr. Nelsons’ fifth anniversary with the BSO; evening begins at 5 p.m. with cocktails and ends with post-concert dinner party in festive rooms throughout Symphony Hall

Sunday, October 27, at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, October 29, at 8 p.m.: Gewandhausorchester to perform two programs of works by Schubert, Mahler, Schumann, Wagner, and Mendelssohn, as well as Brahms’ Double Concerto with violinist Leonidas Kavakos and cellist Gautier Capuçon

 

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