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    Beethoven and Harbison

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    December 1 - December 3, 2011


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    Beethoven and Harbison

    Making his BSO debut, Czech conductor Jirí Belohlávek is chief conductor of the BBC Symphony and chief conductor designate of the Czech Philharmonic. The program opens with John Harbison’s BSO-commissioned Symphony No. 5 (premiered in 2008) for baritone, mezzo-soprano, and orchestra, a dramatic, lyrical work setting poems inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The program’s second half features American...

    Making his BSO debut, Czech conductor Jirí Belohlávek is chief conductor of the BBC Symphony and chief conductor designate of the Czech Philharmonic. The program opens with John Harbison’s BSO-commissioned Symphony No. 5 (premiered in 2008) for baritone, mezzo-soprano, and orchestra, a dramatic, lyrical work setting poems inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The program’s second half features American pianist Jonathan Biss in Beethoven’s equally dramatic and lyrical Fourth Piano Concerto. To finish, Beethoven’s powerful Leonore Overture No. 3 offers another musical take on the transportive power of love.


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    301 Massachusetts Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    $32.00 - $120.00


    General Day and Time Info:

    December 1, 8:00 PM
    December 2, 1:30 PM
    December 3, 8:00 PM



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