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Tetzlaff Stars in Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Christian Tetzlaff
Giorgia Bertazzi
Christian Tetzlaff

Tuesday, March 31
8:00 PM

From the inaugural season of the Andris Nelsons era of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tetzlaff is the soloist in Beethoven's Violin Concerto, and Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony.

Encore broadcast from April 4, 2015

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH Passacaglia from Act II of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Op. 29
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Andris Nelsons, in a conversation with WCRB's Brian McCreath, describes the significance of Shostakovich's music in the lives of those who lived in the Soviet Union:

Christian Tetzlaff talks about the expressionistic power of Beethoven's Violin Concerto: