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Boston Philharmonic Orchestra: Bruckner Symphony No. 8
We had to come back in the grandest way possible. This work expresses great anguish but is finally about jubilation and love. It is not a piece for ordinary times, but it is perfect for our present moment.
Bruckner Symphony No. 8 - 80 minutes
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Zander, conductor
To open the season, as we emerge from one of the darkest periods in recent American history, I turned, not to Beethoven, but to Bruckner: the Eighth, his greatest symphony. We had to come back in the grandest way possible. This work expresses great anguish but is finally about jubilation and love. It is not a piece for ordinary times, but it is perfect for our present moment. The BPO musicians areView more
Additional time info:
A pre-concert Guide to the Music with Benjamin Zander will take place at 6:45 p.m.
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115(Neighborhood: Fenway/Kenmore)
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