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A World Premiere to Celebrate Shakespeare

Saturday, January 16, 2021
8:00 PM

In the final concert of a series of three Shakespeare-themed programs, Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Strauss's Macbeth, and Dvorák's Othello Overture, 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: