January 25-27, Beethoven, Ligeti, Adès
Thomas Adès conducts Beethoven,
Ligeti, Adès and Stravinsky featuring violinist Augustin Hadelich,
BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès returns to lead music of his own-a suite from his acclaimed 1995 chamber opera Powder Her Face-and joins with violinist Augustin Hadelich for György Ligeti's 1993 Violin Concerto, a wonderfully varied work that touches on virtually all of Ligeti's late musical concerns in material ranging from poignant, folk-like melody to delighted virtuosity.
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Thomas Adès, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8
LIGETI Violin Concerto
Thomas ADÈS Suite from Powder Her Face
STRAVINSKY Divertimento from The Fairy's Kiss