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  • Conductor Sokhiev Makes Boston Symphony Orchestra Debut

    In three concerts Thursday, January 22nd-Saturday, January 24th conducted by rising Ossetian conductor Tugan Sokhiev – principal conductor and artistic director of Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin – young German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra as soloist in Saint-Saen’s Cello Concerto No. 1, structured in one continuous movement.

    Also on the program are Berlioz’s Le Corsaire Overture, inspired by pirate novels and the turquoise Mediterranean waters in Nice, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s ever-popular Scheherazade, a musical depiction of the Thousand and One nights. 

  • Performers Explore Dynasties of China In All New Shen Yun 2015

    As a gong strikes, sounds from 5,000 year old Chinese instruments rise to blend with a 40-piece Western orchestra. Sixty dancers take the stage in front of a 30-foot tall video backdrop as audiences embark on an adventure to long-ago dynasties through the all-new Shen Yun 2015. Shen Yun Performing Arts creates a new production every year with five separate casts that tour the world. Shen Yun returns to Las Vegas this March.

  • The Berliner Philharmoniker in 3D Sound with Sennheiser and Neumann

    On November 9th, the Berliner Philharmoniker gave a memorial concert to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall precisely 25 years ago. In remembrance of the victims of the Wall, the orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, performed Karol Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater followed by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Berliner Philharmonie. Digital microphones from Sennheiser and Neumann were used to record this special event in the highest audio quality for subsequent processing in 3D sound.

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