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Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven, Bloch, and Simon with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Exciting young English cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes his BSO debut in Ernest Bloch’s 1916 Schelomo ("King Solomon"), in which the expansively melodic cello role represents the voice of the king. Opening the concert is the premiere of a BSO-commissioned work by the talented Washington, D.C.-based composer Carlos Simon. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 builds in excitement from its atmospheric introduction through its thrilling finale.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason sitting next to his cello, wearing a teal blazer

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Feb 9, 2023, 7:30pm EST

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