Andris Nelsons

\\November 22, 2014\\


Andris Nelsons,

Boston Symphony Orchestra

and Tanglewood Festival Chorus


in the world premiere of


Ēriks Ešenvalds'

'LAKES AWAKE AT DAWN'



Nov 20, 2014: 8:00pm

Nov 21, 2014: 1:30pm

Nov 22, 2014: 8:00pm

Boston Symphony Hall - Boston, MA


Program:

HARBISON - Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra

EŠENVALDS - Lakes Awake at Dawn, for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission)

PROKOFIEV - Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra

RACHMANINOFF - The Bells


Featured Performers & Ensembles:

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Victoria Yastrebova, soprano

Pavel Černoch, tenor

Kostas Smoriginas, baritone

Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor




`When composing a work, I give myself to the temptation of the creative work – a journey, whose twisting roads persistently, but convincingly, bring me to the final sounds of the score. And only then do I exhale.`


Ēriks Ešenvalds,

Former Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts (2011-2013)

Trinity College

University of Cambridge