Sofia GUBAIDULINA Prologue for Orchestra (American premiere; BSO co-commission) Detlev GLANERT Trumpet Concerto Intermission PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4
Thursday evening’s performance is supported by Hemenway & Barnes LLP.
The program begins with the American premiere of Prologue for Orchestra. Dedicated to Beethoven, the BSO co-commissioned this piece from one of the greatest living composers, Sofia Gubaidulina. BSO principal trumpet Thomas Rolfs is the soloist in Detlev Glanert’s Trumpet Concerto, an eclectic, dramatic work, commissioned for and premiered by Rolfs in 2019. The program concludes with Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 4, commissioned by longtime BSO music director Serge Koussevitzky for the orchestra’s 50th anniversary in 1931.
Thursday's concert will end around 7:30pm, Friday's concert will end around 1:30pm, and Saturday's concert will end around 8pm.