Maurice Ravel

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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Charles Dutoit
Priska Ketterer

August 12, 2016  

Charles Dutoit, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

NICOLAI Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat, K.482
DEBUSSY La Mer
RAVEL Boléro

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Rolex/Fadil Berisha

July 17, 2016

Yuja Wang, piano
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor

PROKOFIEV - Symphony No. 1, "Classical"
RAVEL - Piano Concerto in G
GERSHWIN - Rhapsody in Blue
STRAVINSKY - Suite from The Firebird

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Courtesy of the BSO

July 9, 2016

Jacques Lacombe, conductor

DEBUSSY - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
RAVEL - Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé

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(Orff's Carmina burana, also performed in this concert, is not available for on-demand listening.)

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