Maurice Ravel

Windscape
Brian Hatton

Ravel claimed that all music could be transcribed for instruments other than those for which it was originally written, as long as "good taste presides." On this new CD of wind quintet arrangements of some of his most beloved works, good taste certainly does preside. 

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Marco Borggreve / Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday, July 29, 2017

8:00 PM

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Paul Groves, tenor
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Children’s Chorus

STRAVINSKY Chant funèbre
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the left hand
BERLIOZ Te Deum

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Dario Acosta / Deutsche Grammophon

Friday, July 14, 2017

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
HAYDN Symphony No. 83, La Poule
Thomas ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467

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Maurice Ravel, seated at a piano, with a birthday hat
Photo by Lipnitzki/Roger Viollet/Getty Images

The great French composer Maurice Ravel turns 142 today, and it seems like he's popping up everywhere, both in the news and in the concert hall.

Andris Nelsons
Chris Lee/BSO

SaturdayFebruary 11, and Monday, February 20

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Bejun Mehta, countertenor
Lorelei Ensemble

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Benjamin - Dream of the Song
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

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