BOSTON — The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced the much-anticipated reopening of Symphony Hall to concertgoers: Single tickets for the orchestra’s 2021–2022 Symphony Hall season went on sale Wednesday at bso.org and at (888) 266-1200.
This is possible, of course, thanks to the BSO’s strict health and safety protocols (vaccinations and masks required.)
Now in his eighth season as BSO music director, Andris Nelsons leads 13 of the season’s 24 programs at Symphony Hall, in addition to performances at Carnegie Hall and on tour.
Here are a few highlights of the BSO’s 2021-2022 Symphony Hall season:
Thomas Wilkins will conduct Victor Wooten’s “La Lección Tres” for electric bass and orchestra, with the composer as soloist, and works of Coleridge-Taylor and Ellington.
BSO Assistant Conductor Anna Rakitina will lead a program of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Alexandre Kantorow in his BSO debut, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 7, and Ellen Reid’s “When the World as You’ve Known It Doesn’t Exist.”
Thomas Adès will reprise his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, with soloist Kirill Gerstein, on a program with works of Berg and Ravel.
The Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Children’s Choir, and their director James Burton are back this season in programs of Britten (“War Requiem”) and Janácek (“Glagolitic Mass”).
Other special guests this season include Herbert Blomstedt, Yefim Bronfman, Alan Gilbert, Hilary Hahn, Igor Levit, Leonidas Kavakos, and Baiba Skride, as well as BSO debuts by conductors Elim Chan and Phillippe Jordan.
Click here to view the BSO’s 2021–22 season brochure.