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Casual Friday: Andris Nelsons conducts Brahms and Shostakovich with Baiba Skride, violin

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Latvian violinist Baiba Skride returns to Symphony Hall for Dmitri Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 2, written for the great Ukrainian violinist David Oistrakh in 1967. Johannes Brahms’ profound and majestic Fourth Symphony closes the program.

Hear introductory remarks from principal trombonist Toby Oft before the concert and stay after for a post-show conversation with Director of Program Publications Robert Kirzinger and violinist Baiba Skride.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No. 2 (33)

BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 (42)

Portrait of Baiba Skride holding her violin in front of a black background

Performance Details

Jan 27, 2023, 8:00pm EST

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