Fierce Empowerment in "Scheherazade.2"

Saturday, March 3, 2018 (encore Monday, March 12)

8:00 PM

Violinist Leila Josefowicz, conductor Alan Gilbert, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform John Adams's dramatic transformation of the story of "1,001 Nights," as well as works by Sibelius and Debussy, live from Symphony Hall in Boston.

Alan Gilbert, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

SIBELIUS En saga
DEBUSSY Jeux
John ADAMS Scheherazade.2, for violin and orchestra

Hear a preview of the concert with Alan Gilbert:

Hear the story of Scheherazade.2 from Leila Josefowicz:

Read Alan Gilbert's 2015 Royal Philharmonic Society lecture Orchestras in the 21st Century: A New Paradigm

For information about the March 11 concert of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, visit the BSO.