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    Stravinsky and Beethoven

    Presented by at Symphony Hall

    May 3 - May 5, 2012


    Stravinsky and Beethoven

    The 2011-12 BSO season closes triumphantly with the last of three Bernard Haitink-led concerts, a program of two very different works for voices and orchestra. Stravinsky's beautifully austere Symphony of Psalms was commissioned to commemorate the Boston Symphony's 50th anniversary and was given its American premiere by the BSO under Serge Koussevitzky in December 1930. Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, one of the most beloved, familiar, and compelling works in the repertoire, still startles with its radical departures from the symphonic tradition that Beethoven inherited and developed. American soprano Jessica Rivera and American mezzo Meredith Arwady are making return engagements with the BSO. Italian-German tenor Roberto Saccà and German bass Günther Groissböck make their BSO debuts.

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    Admission Info:

    Thursday, May 3, 8 PM: $30–$110, Friday, May 4, 7 PM: $32–$120, Saturday, May 5, 8 PM: $32–$120

    General Day and Time Info:

    Thursday, May 3: 8 PM Friday, May 4: 7 PM (UnderScore Friday) Saturday, May 5: 8 PM

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