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Boston Symphony Orchestra: Widmann and Mahler
ANDRIS NELSONS CONDUCTS WIDMANN AND MAHLER FEATURING HAKAN HARDENBERGER, TRUMPET.
Adventurous Swedish trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger has collaborated frequently with Andris Nelsons and the BSO in a range of exciting works. This season he plays the American premiere of a BSO co-commissioned work by Jörg Widmann—the second BSO commission from the prominent German composer. Widmann, himself a noted clarinetist, creates imaginatively dramatic works with deep roots in music history.
The first of Mahler’s nine symphonies employs folk-music references and a conventional
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