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Andris Nelsons conducts Ives and Beethoven


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For the second year in a row, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in its traditional season-ending performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Sunday, August 27. The performance features soprano Katie Van Kooten in her BSO and Tanglewood debuts; mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford; tenor Russell Thomas; and bass-baritone John Relyea, along with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Maestro Nelsons and the BSO open the program with Charles Ives's tribute to Western Massachusetts, "The Housatonic at Stockbridge" from Three Places in New England.

Featured Performers & Ensembles

Andris   Nelsons, conductor Andris Nelsons, conductor Katie   Van Kooten, soprano Katie Van Kooten, soprano
Tamara   Mumford, mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano Russell   Thomas, tenor Russell Thomas, tenor
John   Relyea, bass-baritone John Relyea, bass-baritone
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
James Burton
Program Notes Audio
IVES - “The Housatonic at Stockbridge” from Three Places in New England
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 9 (65 min)
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