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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s second program and Vladimir Jurowski returns to Boston

Benjamin Zander’s Philharmonic Youth Orchestra debuted at Symphony Hall last November with an especially impressive performance of Richard Strauss’s elaborately demanding autobiographical extravaganza, Ein Heldenleben (“A Hero’s Life”).
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By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 22, 2013
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Talking with Vladimir Jurowski

The 40-year-old Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski made an enormous impression last year at his BSO debut, conducting Shostakovich's gnarly hour-long Fourth Symphony.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 01, 2013
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From Jurowski to Gatsby: 10 top-notch spring events hosted at Boston's premier classical-music venues

Last year, Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski's BSO debut with Shostakovich's daunting Fourth Symphony was Boston's most thrilling orchestral concert in a long time.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 01, 2013
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Phrygian not frigid: Classical concerts to come

Here are some of the dozens of classical-music events this winter I'm especially looking forward to (or most curious about).

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 21, 2012
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The BSO’s conductor roulette

The last few BSO concerts of the season have had their pleasures and raised some questions, especially about who might be the next BSO music director, one of Boston's — indeed, one of the country's —major cultural positions.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 14, 2012
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Vladimir Jurowski sets the BSO on fire

Vladimir Jurowski has bigger and better credentials than most of the contenders for the next BSO directorship. Did he strike sparks?

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  October 19, 2012