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Andris Nelsons conducts Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Bernstein with Yuja Wang

Tanglewood

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The Nathan and Marilyn Hayward Concert

 

Pianist Yuja Wang joins Andris Nelsons and the BSO as soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, published before but written after the Piano Concerto No. 2. The work bears the marks of the highly original genius Beethoven would soon become, but is a natural progression from the Classical style of Mozart and Haydn. To begin the program, Maestro Nelsons leads the orchestra in Mendelssohn's elegant and fiery Symphony No. 4, Italian. Boy soprano Rafi Bellamy Plaice and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus joins the BSO for the concluding work, Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, an uplifting work with Hebrew text, composed for a 1965 music festival at Chichester Cathedral in Sussex, England

Featured Performers & Ensembles

Andris   Nelsons, conductor Andris Nelsons, conductor Yuja   Wang, piano Yuja Wang, piano
Rafi   Bellamy Plaice, boy soprano Rafi Bellamy Plaice, boy soprano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
James Burton
Program Notes Audio
MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 4, Italian (38 min)
BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 1 (37 min)
BERNSTEIN - Chichester Psalms