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Week of November 24, 2008

The UBS Thanksgiving Concert
Boston Symphony Orchestra


Marek Janowski, conductor
Alban Gerhardt, cello


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Program:
Dvořák: Cello Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6


Description:
When Alban Gerhardt was a boy growing up in Berlin, he was one quick young man. He even won the all-Germany 1000-meter championship one year. Stamina, speed, dedication — all these held him in good stead when he picked up the cello and discovered he was good — very good — at it. He uses all three, plus an unerring sense of beauty, in this special Symphony Hall concert from Boston.





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Antonin Dvořák

Ludwig van Beethoven

Marek Janowski

Alban Gerhardt