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Jordan Hall

Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory

This unique program features the music of the Russian-American composer, poet, and painter Lera Auerbach, as well as Tchaikovsky’s demanding Symphony No. 4, and Benjamin Britten’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Purcell, which will be guest conducted by Boston Conservatory orchestral conducting student Michael Bednarsky (M.M. ’20).

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Admission: $12–$17 through Jordan Hall

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Kresge Auditorium at MIT

Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 3:00pm Kresge Auditorium at MIT

The spectacularly colorful orchestrations of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker are highlighted in this vibrant program, which also features the amazingly mature fourth symphony of Johannes Brahms and a special work performed by the 2019–2020 Boston Conservatory at Berklee Concerto Competition winner.

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Admission: FREE

Boston Conservatory Orchestra featuring Silkroad musicians

Boston Conservatory Orchestra with Silkroad Artist Cristina Pato

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm Mechanics Hall

Boston Conservatory Orchestra makes its inaugural trip to Worcester's Mechanics Hall to perform an exciting program of works by Beethoven and Saint-Saёns, as well as a special orchestral collaboration with Silkroad artist and gaita player Cristina Pato. This performance is part of Boston Conservatory’s 2019–2020 Center Stage collection.

Admission: Ticketing information coming soon.

Past Performance Highlights

Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs works by Copland and Strauss. Conducted by Bruce Hangen and students of the graduate orchestral conducting program.

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Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Featuring Boston Conservatory Chorale and Women’s Chorus in Grieg’s Peer Gynt, op. 23.
 

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Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor

SHENG: Tibetan Swing
WILLIAMS: Concerto in a minor for oboe and strings, featuring Boston Conservatory Concerto Competition winner Andrew van der Paardt (B.M. '17, oboe)
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

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Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor
Janice Weber, piano

RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso
TAILLEFERRE: Ballade for piano and orchestra
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")

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The Boston Consevatory Orchestra

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor

HAYDN: Symphony No. 43 ("Mercury")
ZWILICH: Flute concerto, featuring Marianne Gedigian, flute *BOSTON PREMIERE*
DVORAK: Symphony No. 8

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The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor

MOZART: Symphony No. 31 ("Paris") 
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

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The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor 

BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
CRESTON: Concertino for marimba and orchestra, featuring Boston Conservatory Concerto Competition Winner Ayami Okamura (M.M. '16), marimba
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome, featuring Indervir Singh (M.M. '15), conductor

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The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor
Michael Lewin, piano

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Michael Lewin, piano)
KHACHATURIAN: Symphony No. 2 “With a Bell”

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Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 3:30pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Bruce Hangen, conductor

With no common overarching theme except musical greatness, Conductor Bruce Hangen presents a free-flowing musical adventure across a wide landscape of historical and stylistic repertoire. Featuring internationally-renowned pianist and Boston Conservatory faculty member Ya-Fei Chuang in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in d-minor.

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The Boston Conservatory Orchestra: Life, Death and the Afterlife—in Reverse

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Life, Death and the Afterlife—in Reverse

Bruce Hangen, conductor
Kerry Deal, soprano 

The Boston Conservatory Orchestra presents a collection of influnetial works by three of history's greatest composers: Tchaikovsky’s penultimate Symphony No. 5 is a masterwork of orchestral writing, Strauss’ songs are to die for and Theofanidis’ work is influenced by the Buddhist concept of the after-life. The Strauss song cycle features faculty guest artist Kerry Deal (soprano), whose most recent appearance with the Orchestra was in Bernstein’s “Kaddish” Symphony.

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