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Boston Civic Symphony


Max Hobart leads a program with strong connections to Boston's past and future. Included is music conducted by Leonard Bernstein in his Esplanade debut on July 11, 1941 and a performance by 12-year-old Needham violin virtuoso, Ilana Zaks.



Boston Civic Symphony

Max Hobart, Conductor

Ilana Zaks, violin



Die Meistersinger: Prelude (Richard Wagner)

Symphonie espagnole (Édouard Lalo)
     Ilana Zaks, violin

"Jupiter" from The Planets (Gustav Holst)

Symphony No. 7 (Ludwig van Beethoven)


The Boston Landmarks Orchestra welcomes the Boston Civic Symphony as a guest at the Hatch Shell. Conductor Max Hobart leads a program of classical favorites tied to the history and future of music in Boston. The concert features 12-year-old Needham violinist Ilana Zaks and music of Wagner, Lalo, Holst and Beethoven. Leonard Bernstein conducted the Meistersinger Prelude when he made his professional conducting debut on July 11, 1941, leading the Boston Pops at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. Read more...


Where: DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade

For directions to the Hatch Shell click here.


Rain location: Back Bay Events Center

 180 Berkeley Street

 Boston, MA 02116

For directions to the Back Bay Events Center click here.


For weather alerts: Call 617-987-2000 or Text Landmarks to 27138


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