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Thomas Ades

  • On WCRB In Concert with Chameleon Arts Ensemble, music inspired by William Shakespeare takes center stage in colorful works by Korngold, Vaughan Williams, Thomas Adès, and David Matthews, alongside Elgar's Piano Quintet in A minor, his portrait of the majestic beauty of the English countryside, on demand.
  • This encore broadcast celebrates the BSO's rich recording discography, centered on Johannes Brahms's Symphony No. 2 and Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 with Music Director Andris Nelsons, plus works by Thomas Adès and Ferruccio Busoni.
  • In an encore broadcast, Anne-Sophie Mutter is the soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Thomas Adès’s "Air," a work inspired by Sibelius. Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Sibelius’s "Luonnotar," with soprano Golda Schultz, and in his Symphony No. 5.
  • Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in György Ligeti's kaleidoscopic Piano Concerto in a celebration of the Hungarian composer's centennial, and Thomas Adès leads the BSO in Stravinsky’s "Orpheus," Franz Liszt’s "Les Préludes," and Adès's own "Tevot."
  • The culmination of an era-defining project, two mini-festivals, and two major anniversaries only begin to describe a BSO season of illuminating artistic depth, rich musical color, and historic significance.
  • Thomas Adès returns to the Boston Symphony to conduct Igor Stravinsky’s dreamy retelling of Perséphone and two of his own works inspired by Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century Italian epic poem Commedia.
  • Thomas Adès conducts his own “Shanty – Over the Sea,” Holst’s spectacular “The Planets,” and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, with violinist Leonidas Kavakos and violist Antoine Tamestit.
  • BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès conducts an evening of modern pieces, including Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand and his own Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, both with soloist Kirill Gerstein.
  • The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its plans for its first full summer season in the Berkshires since 2019, featuring new works, new artists, and one very big birthday party.
  • BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in two symphonies by Haydn plus his own O Albion, and Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Winds.