The CBSO has announced: Andris Nelsons has had to withdraw from tonight’s concert at Symphony Hall and Friday night’s concert at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre due to an acute ear infection. CBSO Assistant Conductor, Alpesh Chauhan has kindly agreed to conduct at very short notice.
The programme for both concerts, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished), Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 2, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 remains the same.
He is due to conduct Mahler’s 3rd symphony next week, his Birmingham farewell. They’re praying for a swift recovery.