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Håkan Hardenberger
Marco Borggreve
The Swedish trumpeter is the soloist in Jörg Widmann's Towards Paradise, a BSO co-commission, and Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler’s vision of nature, life, and transformation, the First Symphony, on demand.
CRB Blog
  • If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “Thank You,” it will be enough. ~Meister Eckhart
  • It's every musician's worst nightmare, but violinist Ray Chen had it handled. Also in this roundup, a reversed piano, a sugarplum fairy, and a tiny, tiny violin.
  • “Sweet Home, Alabama,” “New York, New York,” “My Kind of Town, (Chicago Is),” “I Left My Heart (in San Francisco),” “Georgia on My Mind.” No matter the song category … home is where the heart is.
  • Hear a genre-hopping mix of our favorite music this month! Included: Patsy Cline, classical piano, and one of the all-time greatest hits in rotation on CRB.
From NPR Music
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  • Celebrating the composer's 90th birthday, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Sofia Gubaidulina's "The Light of the End," as well as Rachmaninoff’s powerfully dramatic Third Symphony.
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