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Boston Symphony Orchestra: Concert for Our City

Boston Symphony Orchestra is streaming Concert for Our City from April 5-May 20, 2020.

Thomas Wilkins, conductor

Sterling Elliott, cello

Huang Ruo, composer and singer

TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise from the opera Eugene Onegin

GINASTERA “Malambo” from Estancia Dances

Huang RUO Folksongs for Orchestra

II. Love Song from Kang Ding

IV. The Girl from Da Ban City

WALKER Lyric for String Orchestra

DVORÁK Cello Concerto Finale (Allegro moderato)

BRAHMS Symphony No. 1: Finale (Adagio—Allegro non troppo ma con brio)

Concert for Our City was videotaped live during a full-house performance at Symphony Hall on February 16. The concert was part of a series of free BSO musical offerings in February during the time the orchestra would have been on an East Asia tour, February 6-16. The planned tour was canceled due to increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

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