BSO at Home: Listening Week 1
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Over the next six weeks, you’ll have a chance to hear some great performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, drawn from the amazing archive of recordings of concerts given in Symphony Hall and at the orchestra’s summer home, Tanglewood.
For this first week’s offering, I’ve chosen works conducted by seven of the BSO’s 15 Music Directors, and repertoire with which each is particularly associated. The oldest recording is a performance of Beethoven’s 9th symphony, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky (the BSO’s Music Director, 1925-49) at Tanglewood in 1938 – the first time the work was played at the festival – and the most recent is a thrilling performance of the Sibelius 2nd, led by our current Music Director, AndrisView more