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Boston Philharmonic Orchestra: Nielsen/Beethoven/Rachmaninoff

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Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge MA

Nov 14 - 17 2019
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra: Nielsen/Beethoven/Rachmaninoff

Benjamin Zander conducts the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra performing Carl Nielsen’s Helios Overture, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.

From Maestro Benjamin Zander:

The second Boston Philharmonic concert opens with an enthralling depiction of the sun rising and falling over the Aegean Sea, as composer Carl Nielsen experienced it during a visit to Greece in 1903. From darkness to brilliance, the Helios Overture builds and recedes as it tracks the path of the sun.

One of the joys of touring to other countries is that occasionally I discover a remarkable artist whose reputation has not yet reached the United States. During the

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Price Level: Price Level A
Seating Location: Mezzanine E/F
Full Price: $100 – $115
BosTix Price: $50 – $57.50 + Fee

Specific seats will be assigned by presenting organization.


Contact: 617-236-0999


Additional time info:

Thursday, November 14, 2019 concert is a Discovery Series Concert: The ultimate in musical exploration, the Discovery Series offers the listener a guide to the music as part of the concert experience. Maestro Zander engages the audience with illuminating and entertaining commentary immediately before the performance of each piece on the program, joined by the orchestra to illustrate points with musical examples. Typically these introductions last approximately 15 minutes each, so please plan accordingly.

Sunday, November 17, 2019 concert has a pre-concert talk  with Maestro Benjamin Zander that begins at 1:45 p.m. in Sanders Theatre. 


Sanders Theatre

45 Quincy Street, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

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