From Boston Classical Review:
The Russian composer’s Triple Concerto was given its world premiere Thursday night at Symphony Hall by Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra…
The Triple Concerto is cast in a single unbroken movement spanning a half hour. Instead of the glistening textures of Offertorium, Gubaidulina’s new work is cast in darkness. Basses and brasses growl. Colors between the three solo instruments—violin, cello, and bayan—and the orchestra transform slowly. Harmonies shift like images in a kaleidoscope….
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Andris Nelsons congratulates Sofia Gubaidulina following the Boston Symphony Orchestra world premiere of her Triple Concerto Thursday night. Photo: Winslow Townson