Music

Critic’s notebook

Andris Nelsons brings promise to the BSO

Click on the bars or use the prev-next buttons to navigate through all the Boston Symphony Orchestra directors since it was founded in 1881 by Henry Lee Higginson.

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SOURCES: Boston Symphony Orchestra, The New York Times, Globe Archives

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