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Boston Symphony Hall
at Huntington Ave 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115
617-266-1492
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We ate alfresco at the Whole Foods market just around the corner from Symphony Hall. It was absolutely delightful.
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I wore business sjuit because I came straight from the office. However most of the audience were dressed very casually..
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attended Nov 07 2014

It was a superb performance of 2 pieces by Mendelssohn and a Beethoven violin concerto. The violinist, Nikolaj Znaidin, solos were really breathtaking. He was brought back 4 times to the stage for bows, and gave an encore from Bach. It was...continued

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attended Nov 07 2014

Seats were terrific--that's what made us write that we loved it. We liked the performance a lot--the energy was great, music good.

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Website

http://www.celebrityseries.org/CS_performers_2014_15/leipzig.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“The Leipzig sound is a palpable marvel; the magic obviates the need for words.” — The Sunday Times (London)

Description

On the Program:
Mendelssohn

The Hebrides (Overture)

Beethoven
Violin Concerto

Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”

About the Ticket Supplier: Celebrity Series of Boston

The Celebrity Series aims to present the best in the performing arts to the broadest possible audience, to create new works that bring artists and audiences together, and to engage young audiences in artistic experiences through performing arts-based education and community service programs.

The Celebrity Series has enhanced the quality of life in Greater Boston for more than 65 years by providing a wide range of artistic experiences onstage, in classrooms, and in other locations throughout the city and surrounding communities. Celebrity Series presentations often include premieres of new works of music and dance – many commissioned by the Series. And as a leading provider of arts-in-education programs, the Series builds innovative energetic partnerships with area schools and community organizations and engages new audiences of all ages.