As the Boston Symphony Orchestra starts to wind down their stellar 2013-2014 season, some of spring’s most intriguing live performances have been saved for last. Boston Symphony Orchestra brings to life music from world-famous composers at Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Masschusetts Ave in Boston, Massachusetts all this month! Visit www.bso.org for more information!
With only a few performances left, French conductor Francois-Xavier Roth, newly appointed Music Director and chief conductor of the Cologne Opera, replaces take the Symphony Hall stage for powerful performances of Bach, Stravinsky, and Beethoven Thursday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12!
Celebrated American conductor Lorin Maazel conducts a number of performances, showcasing the music of Mozart and Mahler from Thursday, April 17 through Saturday, April 19! A special performance, dedicated to those affected by the Boston Marathon on April 18, features Assistant Principal viola Cathy Basrak, who ran in last year's Boston performance and will run again this year. Cathy will speak at the beginning of the concert and One Fund Boston will be distributing tickets to those affected by the bombings.
Then, Lorin Maazel changes gears and joins renowned pianist Behzod Abduraimov to perform works by Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, and Tchaikovsky from Tuesday, April 22, Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, and a final performance on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m.
For the season’s grand finale, attend the family concert, ‘Bon Voyage,’ featuring magic from Matt the Magician and live music from around the world on Saturday, April 26 at noon. Conducted by Young People’s String Orchestra’s Marta Zurad, kids under the age of 18 attend for free and others can attend for as little as 20 dollars!
Click here for more information as triple threat Jason Alexander kicks off the 2014 Boston Pops season with ‘The Very Best of the Boston Pops with Jason Alexander,’ conducted by Keith Lockhart on Wednesday, May 7!