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    Andris Nelsons conducts Wagner and Respighi

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    September 27, 2014


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    Andris Nelsons conducts Wagner and Respighi

    This wide-ranging one-night-only event celebrates the start of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons' tenure with the orchestra, and features two close colleagues of the conductor as soloists-his wife, the acclaimed Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais, and the outstanding German tenor Jonas Kaufmann. Each sings selections from the Wagnerian and Italian verismo repertoires, after which they join forces for a powerful duet from Puccini's...

    This wide-ranging one-night-only event celebrates the start of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons' tenure with the orchestra, and features two close colleagues of the conductor as soloists-his wife, the acclaimed Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais, and the outstanding German tenor Jonas Kaufmann. Each sings selections from the Wagnerian and Italian verismo repertoires, after which they join forces for a powerful duet from Puccini's Manon Lescaut. The concert opens with Wagner's Tannhauser Overture - the work that first inspired a five-year-old Nelsons to a life in music - and closes with Respighi's spectacular orchestral showcase, Pines of Rome.


    Symphony Hall

    301 Massachusetts Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Tickets go on Sale Monday, August 4 @ 10AM



    Individual Dates & Times: *
    Sep 27, 2014: 8 pm (Sat)

    * Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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