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Alan Gilbert conducts Sibelius, Debussy and Adams featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz

Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston MA

Mar 01 - 03 2018
Alan Gilbert conducts Sibelius, Debussy and Adams featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz

Boston Symphony Orchestra presents Alan Gilbert conducting Sibelius, Debussy and Adams featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz

Former New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert leads a recent work by California-based composer John Adams, his Scheherezade.2, a work composed for violinist Leila Josefowicz. Adams's four-movement work is a 21st-century response to the Arabian Nights paralleling Rimsky-Korsakov's 1888 symphonic score. Opening the program is Jean Siblelius's atmospheric tone poem En Saga ("A Saga"), which features many of the composer's characteristic touches of orchestration and folk-music-influenced

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