Andris Nelsons and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Time: 19:30 October 26-27, 2017
Location: Jiangsu Grand Theatre
Ticket Price: ￥980-2780
There is perhaps no other musical ensemble more closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music than the. Since its inception by Otto Nicolai in 1842, the fascination that the orchestra has held for prominent composers and conductors, as well as for audiences worldwide, is based not only on a homogenous musical style carefully bequeathed from one generation to the next, but also on its unique history and structure. The foremost ruling body of the organization is the orchestra itself.
The Vienna Philharmonic performs approximately 110 concerts every season at home, presents Vienna Philharmonic Weeks in New York and Japan, and has participated in the Salzburg Festival since 1922. The orchestra makes yearly guest appearances in leading concert halls and festivals worldwide, presents the New Year%20s Concert, which is broadcast in over 90 countries, and presents the free Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn, attracting up to 100,000 people annually.
Conductor: Andris Nelsons
Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and is the designated Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, with the appointment commencing in the 2017/18 season. With these positions, and in leading a pioneering alliance between these two esteemed institutions, Grammy Award winning Nelsons is firmly underlined as one of the most renowned and innovative conductors on the international scene today.
PROGRAMME I ：October 26
Symphony No. 8 in F major Op.93 Ludwig van Beethoven
Ⅰ. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ⅱ. Allegretto scherzando
Ⅲ. Tempo di menuetto
Ⅳ. Allegro vivace
Ein Heldenleben Op.40 Richard Strauss
Ⅰ. The hero
Ⅱ. The hero’s Adversaries
Ⅲ. The hero’s Companion
Ⅳ. The hero’s Battlefield
Ⅴ. The hero’s works of peace
Ⅵ. The hero’s retirement from the world and the fulfilment of his life
PROGRAMME II：October 27
Leonore No.3 overture Op.72b Ludwig van Beethoven
“Tristan und Isolde” Prelude and Liebestod Richard Wagner
Symphony No. 7 in A major Op.92 Ludwig van Beethoven
Presto-Assai meno presto
Allegro con brio
*This program is subjected to change.