The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Beethoven’s Nine…Symphonies, That Is!

November 21, 2009

In October, the Boston Symphony Orchestra presented all nine Beethoven Symphonies, a cycle not performed by the BSO since Serge Koussevitzky programmed it in 1927 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Beethoven’s death. This year, Maestro James Levine presented his first complete Beethoven cycle at Boston’s Symphony Hall. They were amazing!

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra Opening Night 2009-10 Isn’t Just For Old Rich Folks

September 26, 2009
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The Boston Symphony Orchestra opened its129th season by paying tribute to the majesty of music.

World renown Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin marked his only Boston appearance with the BSO this season by performing at the BSO’s Opening Night Gala Concert on September 23rd. Having previously heard Kissin perform Brahms with the BSO, I knew the evening would be spectacular!

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