September 23-26, Haydn and Mahler

[Andris Nelsons]

Andris Nelsons leads BSO in Music of Haydn and Mahler, September 23 & 26
Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in works by two of music history's greatest symphonists. 

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TICKETS: September 23, 8PM

TICKETS: September 26, 8PM


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  1. Brian Bell provides an introduction to the program of Haydn and Mahler, being performed on September 23 & 26, 2017.
  2. Video Podcast: Mahler, Symphony No. 1 by Anthony Princiotti.
  3. Audio Concert Preview by Robert Kirzinger.
  4. September 23 & 26: Andris Nelsons speaks with Brian Bell

Andris Nelsons, conductor

HAYDN Symphony No. 103, Drumroll
MAHLER Symphony No. 1

In two concerts Saturday, September 23, and Tuesday, September 26, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in works by two of music history's greatest symphonists. Opening the program is the Symphony No. 103, Drumroll, one of the seminal "London" symphonies by Haydn, a composer for whose music Mr. Nelsons has shown a particular affinity. Following the Haydn is Mahler's at times brooding, at times vigorously energetic First Symphony. Completed when the composer was in his late twenties, it already displays the expansiveness and innovation that would become increasingly heightened in his later symphonies.