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Andris Nelsons conducts Rachmaninoff and Helen Grime featuring Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

Exterior of the Koussevitzky Music Shed with Tanglewood lawn


Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox/Stockbridge, MA

The George W. and Florence N. Adams Concert
Endowed in Perpetuity

Virtuoso Swedish trumpeter and frequent BSO collaborator Håkan Hardenberger is the beneficiary of a new BSO-commissioned concerto from the British composer Helen Grime, a former Tanglewood Music Center Fellow with a dynamic, sparkling compositional style. Sergei Rachmaninoff’s gorgeous, short Vocalise for orchestra opens the program, which closes with the composer’s substantial Symphony No. 3, a late work characterized by scintillating orchestration and Rachmaninoff’s noted gift for long-spun melody and compelling musical narrative.

Gates open at 12pm

Hakan Hardenberger standing with his trumpet in his hand

Performance Details

Jul 10, 2022, 2:30pm EDT