Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Extends Andris Nelsons Contract

(Credit: Marco Borggreve) The Gewandhausorchester Leipzig has announced that it has extended the contract with its Gewandhauskapellmeister Andris Nelsons. The new contract also includes the musical direction of one production each season at the Oper Leipzig. Andris Nelsons simultaneously extended his contract as the Music Director with the Boston Symphony Orchestra until 2025. The Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and the Boston Symphony {…}

Andris Nelsons, Kristine Opolais & Ildar Abdrazakov Lead Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Tatyana Vlasova) The Boston Symphony Orchestra announce its 2020-21 season noting that anything can change due to the coronavirus pandemic. As always we highlight the vocal performances in this season announcement. The Beethoven Cycle concludes with Andris Nelsons leading the composer’s Ninth Symphony with soloists Amanda Majeski, Tamara Mumford, Pavel Černoch, Kwangchul Youn, and Tanglewood Festival Chorus. The program {…}

Emily Magee, Klaus Florian Vogt & Andris Nelsons Highlight Gewandhaus Leipzig’s 2020-21 Season

The Gewandhaus Leipzig has announced its 2020-21 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances that will featured throughout the season. Gotthold Schwarz conducts Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with soloists Mojca Erdmann, Elvira Bill, Julian Prégardien, Martin Lattke, and Klaus Mertens. Performance Dates: Dec. 11-13, 2020 Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with soloists Amanda Majeski, Mihoko Fujimura, Klaus Florian Vogt, {…}