Saturday, November 10, 2018 (encore Monday, November 19)
In one of the centerpieces of Russian orchestral grace, Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO in Act II of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," plus the American premiere of a work by Latvian composer Andris Dzenītis.
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II
Andris Nelsons previews the program with WCRB's Brian McCreath:
Andris Dzenītis describes the inspirations behind Māra, including the symbols seen below: