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Dima Slobodeniouk conducts Bernstein and Brahms featuring Conrad Tao, piano

Exterior of the Koussevitzky Music Shed with Tanglewood lawn

Tanglewood

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox/Stockbridge, MA

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3

Conductor Dima Slobodeniouk leads the BSO in Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety, a piece inspired by W.H. Auden’s Pulitzer prize-winning poem of the same name. The music's shape is meant to closely mirror the poem, which tells the story of four young strangers who meet in a bar during WWII. Young virtuoso Conrad Tao joins as the piano soloist for Bernstein.

Also on the program, Brahms’ dramatic, sweeping Symphony No. 3 explores the ideas of freedom, happiness, and loneliness.

Performance Details

Jul 19, 2024, 8:00pm EDT