"Our Will to Live" • Terezín 1944
music • art • drama • Symphony Hall Boston • November 11
"Our will to create was commensurate
with our will to live."
— Terezín composer Viktor Ullmann
ANDRIS NELSONS conducts Boston Symphony Orchestra members performing the Overture for Small Orchestra by Terezín composer Hans Krása — a Symphony Hall debut.
ANNETTE MILLER performs the Symphony Hall debut of Terezín composer Viktor Ullmann’s dramatic setting of Rainer Maria Rilke’s “The Lay of the Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke,” with pianist Vytas Baksys and original set designs by Daniel Ludwig.
BSO members premiere the new TMF commission by ANDRÉ PREVIN— one of the maestro’s last works.
NORMAN L. EISEN, former U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, receives the 2019 Terezín Legacy Award, presented by George and Liz Krupp.