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A World Premiere to Celebrate Shakespeare with the BSO

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Courtesy of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 16, 2021
8:00 PM

Saturday at 8pm, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in music inspired by "Romeo and Juliet," "Macbeth," and "Othello," as well as the world premiere of "Sonnets," by George Tsontakis, featuring BSO English horn player Robert Sheena.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Robert Sheena, English horn

STRAUSS Macbeth, Op. 23
DVORAK Othello Overture, Op. 93
TSONTAKIS Sonnets (world premiere; BSO commission)
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare

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Composer George Tsontakis, BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, and soloist Robert Sheena talk with Harvard University's Thomas Kelly about Sonnets: