Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, December 21, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Bach's six-part celebration of the Christmas story in concert at Symphony Hall.

Symphony Hall, Boston, and Leipzig Gewandhaus
Stu Rosner (Symphony Hall), Jens Gerber (Gewandhaus) / BSO, GWO

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.

On the program:

Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin, BWV 1001 - Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Cantata BWV 69a Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (translation) - Yoshie Hida, soprano;  Kirsten Sollek-Avella, alto;  Makoto Sakurada, tenor;  Peter Kooij, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in D, BWV 1054 - Ramin Bahrami, piano;  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, conductor

On the program:

Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548, "The Wedge" (trans. Feinberg) - Martin Roscoe, piano

Cantata BWV 129 Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott (translation) - Ruth Holton, soprano;  Daniel Taylor, alto;  Peter Harvey, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat, BWV 1051 - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Symphony Hall, Boston, and Leipzig Gewandhaus
Stu Rosner (Symphony Hall), Jens Gerber (Gewandhaus) / BSO, GWO

On WCRB In Concert with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players and Gewandhaus Quartet, a new alliance of two great orchestras takes form in chamber works by Haydn, Ligeti, Mendelssohn, and more.

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