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Hilary Hahn & Brahms Violin Concerto

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Andris Nelsons, conductor 
Hilary Hahn, violin

MOZART Symphony No. 33
BRAHMS Violin Concerto

Thursday evening's performance by Hilary Hahn is supported by the Roberta M. Strang Memorial Fund.
Thursday evening’s concert is in memory of Eric N. Birch, supported by Sandra O. Moose.
Friday afternoon's concert is supported by the Plimpton Shattuck Fund.
Saturday evening’s performance by Hilary Hahn is supported by Jerry Nelson
Support for this program has been provided, in part, by the E. Nakamichi Foundation

Opening the program is Wolfgang Mozart’s charming Symphony No. 33, followed by Anna Thorvaldsdottir's monumental work Archora, a recording of which was named among the best of 2023 by the Boston Globe, New York Times, and NPR. Closing the program, international star Hilary Hahn is soloist in one of the greatest works in the repertoire: Brahms’s Violin Concerto. Brahms composed this rich, lyrical work in 1878 for, and with the advice of, his friend Joseph Joachim, a towering virtuoso of the age.

The Friday Preview talk on April 19 will begin at 12:15pm. Admission included with ticket.

Thursday's concert will end around 9:15pm, Friday's concert will end around 3:15pm, and Saturday's concert will end around 9:45pm.

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Hilary Hahn smiling directly ahead while holding a violin close to her body

Performance Details

Apr 18, 2024, 7:30pm EDT

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