The Boston Symphony Orchestra Presents CELEBRATING LEONARD SLATKIN'S 70TH BIRTHDAY, 8/8-9
The BSO celebrates American conductor Leonard Slatkin's 70th birthday on Friday, August 8 through Sunday August 10, as he leads the orchestra in a program featuring the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom's CircusOverture, commissioned by the BSO for the event. The program also features Wayne Barlow's soulful The Winter's Past, for oboe and strings, with BSO principal oboist John Ferrillo as soloist. Gil Shaham joins Mr. Slatkin and the Orchestra for Barber's Violin Concerto, and the concert concludes with Elgar's kaleidoscopic Enigma Variations.
Friday, August 8, 6pm, Ozawa Hall(Prelude Concert)
MEMBERS OF THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
VICTOR ROMANUL and LUCIA LIN, violins
KAZUKO MATSUSAKA, viola
JONATHAN MILLER, cello
Works by SZYMANOWSKI and DEBUSSY
Your ticket for the Friday-evening BSO concert also admits you to the 6pm Friday Prelude Concert in Ozawa Hall. Seating for Prelude Concerts is available on a first-come, first-served basis when the grounds open.
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
Koussevitzky Music Shed - Lenox, MA - View Map
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