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Boston: In debut, conductor Gustavo Gimeno brings Ligeti
October 12, 2017
Conductor Gustavo Gimeno makes his Boston Symphony subscription debut Oct. 12-14. He will be joined by Hilary Hahn playing the Dvořák Violin Concerto. The program also includes Ligeti’s Concert Românesc, a 1951 short work inspired by the composer’s homeland of Transylvania and the Carpathian Mountains, as well as Schumann’s First Symphony, “Spring.”
Born in Valencia, Gustavo Gimeno began his international conducting career in 2012, when he was a member of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, as assistant to Mariss Jansons. This season he also guest conducts the Dallas, Toronto and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras in addition to the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Orchestre National de France, and the Vienna Philharmonic.