Nelsons Conducts Smetana's Emerald Masterpiece

Saturday, October 5, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, October 14)
8:00 PM

Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the bucolic Czech grace that is Smetana's Má Vlast and a cosmic orchestral adventure by James Lee III, now available on demand.

This concert is no longer available on demand.

Due to rights restrictions, Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 is not available for re-broadcast.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano
Thomas Rolfs, trumpet

James LEE III Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 1
SMETANA Selections from Má Vlast


BSO Principal Trumpeter Thomas Rolfs talks with WCRB's Brian McCreath about performing Shostakovich's music with Andris Nelsons, as well as the musical character of the BSO and its brass section: