Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

The Iranian-born, Italian-trained pianist teams up with the Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in one of Bach's most joyful concertos on The Bach Hour.

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

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (encore Monday, December 10, 2018)
8:00 PM

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. 

This concert is the anchor of Leipzig Week in Boston, celebrating the unprecedented alliance of the BSO and the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig.

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.

Ramin Bahrami

Pianist Ramin Bahrami is the soloist in Bach's emotionally probing D minor concerto, with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Chailly.