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    Saariaho, Britten and Dvorak

    Presented by at Symphony Hall

    November 1 - November 6, 2012


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    Saariaho, Britten and Dvorak

    Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena, chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, leads the American premiere of influential Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's Circle Map, for orchestra and electronics, a BSO co-commission. Violinist Gil Shaham, a frequent guest with the orchestra, joins the BSO for Benjamin Britten's rarely performed Violin Concerto, and the program concludes with Dvorak's darkly majestic Symphony No. 7, which bespeaks both his love...

    Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena, chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, leads the American premiere of influential Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's Circle Map, for orchestra and electronics, a BSO co-commission. Violinist Gil Shaham, a frequent guest with the orchestra, joins the BSO for Benjamin Britten's rarely performed Violin Concerto, and the program concludes with Dvorak's darkly majestic Symphony No. 7, which bespeaks both his love for his native Bohemia and the influence of his mentor, Johannes Brahms.


    Symphony Hall

    301 Massachusetts Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    $30-$114


    General Day and Time Info:

    8:00 PM, Friday at 1:30PM


    phone: 8882661200


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