Latvian-born Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra return to Carnegie Hall with renowned soprano Renée Fleming
This all-Strauss program of vocal splendor and orchestral thrills will leave you breathless. The tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra will be familiar to most for its opening “Sunrise,” the iconic passage used in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey—but that’s only one episode in a mysterious and marvelous work. From later in his career is Capriccio, his final opera, which opens with a passionate string sextet instead of a traditional overture and culminates in a rapturous monologue that ranks as one of Strauss’s finest soprano showpieces.
ALL-R. STRAUSS PROGRAM
Sextet, Moonlight Music, and Final Scene from Capriccio
Also sprach Zarathustra
When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8 PM
Where: Carnegie Hall
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