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A Modernist Tour of North European Music

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve
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Andris Nelsons

Saturday, February 26, 2022
8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts a program of 20th- and 21st-century works by Pärt and Stravinsky, plus Baiba Skride is the soloist in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and soprano Anu Komsi sings in the orchestral world premiere of Saariaho’s "Saarikoski Songs."

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin
Anu Komsi, soprano

Arvo PÄRT Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No. 1
Kaija SAARIAHO Saarikoski Songs (world premiere of orchestral version; BSO co-commission)
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)

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