Great Performances

"Pines of Rome" with Andris Nelsons, BSO Music Director

Clip: Season 42 Episode 15

Composed in 1924 by Ottorino Respighi, "Pines of Rome" is the second orchestral work in his "Roman trilogy." "Fountains of Rome" (1917) is the first and "Roman Festivals" (1926) is the third. The four movements of "Pines of Rome" depict the city's trees in different locations at different times of the day. Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons’ Inaugural Concert airs May 29 at 9 pm.

Aired: 05/29/15

Rating: NR

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