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Andris Nelsons conducts Simon and Beethoven featuring Yuja Wang, piano

Exterior of the Koussevitzky Music Shed with Tanglewood lawn

Tanglewood

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox/Stockbridge, MA

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

Carlos SIMON Warmth from Other Suns, for string orchestra
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4
ELLINGTON Three Black Kings
ELLINGTON A Tone Parallel to Harlem

Yuja Wang brings her powerhouse artistry to Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto, a piece renowned for its groundbreaking approach to the form and exquisite dialogue between piano and orchestra.

Andris Nelsons also leads the BSO in two pieces by the seminal Duke Ellington; the composer described A Tone Poem to Harlem as a musical stroll through the city on a Sunday morning, and Three Black Kings – originally written as a eulogy for Martin Luther King, Jr. — was the last piece Ellington worked on before his death.

Yuja Wang sitting in front of a piano sideways, smiling and touching the keys

Performance Details

Jul 13, 2024, 8:00pm EDT