Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons on his love of Wagner, putting music in context and its mystical quality

//Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons on his love of Wagner, putting music in context and its mystical quality

Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons on his love of Wagner, putting music in context and its mystical quality

Andris Nelsons started dreaming about becoming a conductor at the age of five, when he saw a performance of Richard Wagner’s opera Tannhauser in his home city of Riga, in Latvia.By the time he was 25, Nelsons’ dream had come true. After being mentored by notable Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons, he was hired as the principal conductor of the Latvian National Opera Orchestra in 2003.Nelsons now holds the position of music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), which is scheduled to…

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