Leipzig Week in Boston 2019!

Listen on demand as, in one of the most anticipated weeks of the BSO season, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra joins the Boston Symphony for a program of Strauss, Haydn, Schoenberg, and Scriabin, all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Saturday, November 2, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, November 11)
8:00 PM

Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Olivier Latry, organ
John Ferrillo, oboe
Richard Svoboda, bassoon
Frank-Michael Erben, violin
Christian Giger, cello

Hear Part 1:

Hear Part 2:

STRAUSS Festive Prelude, for organ and orchestra
HAYDN Sinfonia concertante in B-flat for oboe, bassoon,violin, and cello
SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht
SCRIABIN Poem of Ecstasy

BSO Assistant Concertmaster Elita Kang and BSO violist Danny Kim talk with WCRB's Brian McCreath about their three months playing with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra last year as part of the GHO-BSO musician exchange program:

Organist Olivier Latry previews the music by Strauss and Scriabin, describes the character of the Symphony Hall organ, and offers an update on the status of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris:

See the video produced for Olivier Latry's 2019 Bach release, the last recording produced at Notre Dame Cathedral before the disastrous fire of April 2019: