After wrapping another wondrous Boston Pops holiday season, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) kicked off the New Year with exclusive opportunities to see the following select performances through for as low a ticket price as 30 dollars! Use 'jansale' at online checkout. Visit www.bso.org for more information.
On Thursday, January 10, the BSO offered the gorgeous music of French composer Henri Dutillieux, the incredible works of Russian composer Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky’s ‘Symphony in Three Movements’, and Ravel’s famous dance composition, ‘La Valse.’
Daniele Gatti, Music director of the Orchestre National de France, conducted the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in ‘Verdi Requiem’ from the works of Italian romantic composer Giuseppe Verdi. Verdi is famous for his music compositions in the operas ‘La Traviata’ and Aida and the BSO celebrated the bicentennial of his birth on Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18. Special guest soloists also performed in the celebration.
Timeless music from a trio of composers will close out the final weekend in January. Charles Dutoit will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, January 24, January 25, and Saturday, January 26 at 8 p.m. Highlights include the brilliant music composition of German violinist and composer Paul Hildemith’s ‘Symphonic Metamorphoses,’ Hungarian composer Frank Liszt’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 1,’ and Prokofiev’s stirring ballet score of ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ Stephen Hough will play on piano. Tickets are available now!
Latvian conductor and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Andris Nelsons will make his debut at Symphony Hall on Thursday, January 31, Saturday, February 2, and Tuesday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Andris will also conduct a matinee performance on Friday, February 1 at 1:30 p.m. Audiences will have another opportunity to hear Tchaikovsky as Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky’s magnificent ‘Symphony No. 5’ and Latvian violinist Baiba Skride will play as a soloist Shostakovich’s ‘Violin Concerto No. 1.’
Visit www.bso.org for more information or to get tickets to these moving performances! Call the Symphony Charge toll free at 888-266-1200 or visit the box office at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts. Get a subscription for the 2013 season and save! Click here or call the BSO Subscription Office by calling 888-266-7575. Leave winter behind for a thrilling night at Symphony Hall!