Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons made his Royal Opera debut in December 2009 with La bohème, and has since returned to conduct Madama Butterfly, Salome, Elektra, Der fliegende Holländer and Der Rosenkavalier, and in the 2017/18 Season conducts Lohengrin. He is Music Director of Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhauskapellmeister elect of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Lucerne Festival performs Mozart, Debussy & Stravinsky (2019)
The Gewandhausorchester Leipzig performs C. Debussy's "La mer" and I. Stravinsky's Firebird Suite (1919 version). Pianist Martin Helmchen joins them to perform W.A. Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major (K. 453). Performed as part of the Lucerne Festival.