September 28 - October 3, Beethoven and Shostakovich

[Paul Lewis]

Pianist Paul Lewis joins Andris Nelsons and the BSO for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4; Maestro Nelsons Leads the Orchestra in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11
Renowned English pianist Paul Lewis, who has released acclaimed recordings of Beethoven's complete piano concertos and piano sonatas in recent years, joins Andris Nelsons and the BSO in four performances Thursday, September 28-Tuesday, October 3, for the composer's expansive and lyrical Piano Concerto No. 4. 

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TICKETS: October 3, 8PM


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  1. Brian Bell previews the program of Beethoven and Shostakovich, being performed on September 28 through October 3, 2017.
  2. Video Podcast: Shostakovich Symphony No. 11 by Anthony Princiotti.
  3. Audio Concert Preview by Richard Dyer and Robert Kirzinger.
  4. BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons speaks with Brian Bell about the Shostakovich 11th Symphony, being performed and recorded September 28-October 3, 2017.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Paul Lewis, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 11, The Year 1905

Renowned English pianist Paul Lewis, who has released acclaimed recordings of Beethoven's complete piano concertos and piano sonatas in recent years, joins Andris Nelsons and the BSO in four performances Thursday, September 28-Tuesday, October 3, for the composer's expansive and lyrical Piano Concerto No. 4. The concerts also mark the continuation of the orchestra's ongoing Shostakovich symphony cycle under Mr. Nelson's direction, as he leads the BSO in the Symphony No. 11, The Year 1905, a crushing score memorializing Russia's 1905 Revolution.