With less than a month left at Tanglewood, Andris Nelsons will soon make his way on Symphony Hall’s celebrated stage to make his debut as the 15th Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on opening night, Saturday, September 27. Tickets have just gone on sale to the general public on Monday, August 4! Special offers and Underscore Fridays also return!
The Boston Symphony Orchestra is located at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts. Order tickets by phone by calling SymphonyCharge toll free at 888-266-1200 or click here to order online.
Adding a deeply personal touch to the debut of the 2014-2015 season, Andris Nelsons is opening with selections from Wagner that first inspired him to become a composer on Saturday, September 27. His wife and renowned opera singer Kristine Opolaius will be a soloist. Tenor Jonas Kauffmann will also make his first appearance with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in ten programs, Andris will follow the opening concert with timeless favorites from Beethoven, Bartok, and Tchaikovsky from Wednesday, October 1 through Friday, October 3. The season will also feature an appearance from the Tanglewood Festival Chorus with John Oliver as conductor and Yo-Yo Ma on cello for an evening of Harbison, Prokofiev, Esenvalds, and Rachmaninoff from Thursday, November 20 through Saturday, November 22.
The new Music Director will also conduct Don Quixote by Strauss, Hayden, and Brahms with guest French cellist Gautier Capucon from Thursday, January 8, and continues on Underscore Friday, January 9 and Saturday, January 10, 2015.
Among the special guests in the new season, returning conductors include Marcelo Lehninger in September 2014, Stephane Deneve in February 2015, Charles Dutoit in February and March 2015, as well as BSO conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink in April 2015.
Accomplished soloists make their first appearance at Symphony Hall such as Rosemary Joshua in October 2014, Tugan Sokhiev in January 2015, Tenor Pavel Cernoch and Soprano Victoria Yastrebova in November 2014.
Andris Nelsons is thrilled with every aspect of his new position in Boston and with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, awed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s long and renowned history. He is sure to make a spectacular impact on Boston and beyond.
Some shows have already sold out, so act quickly! Order tickets by phone by calling SymphonyCharge toll free at 888-266-1200 or to order online and for the full schedule, visit bso.org.