Beth Ross-Buckley

Masur Conducts Tchaikovsky

Sunday at 7pm, Kurt-David Masur conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood in a program that includes Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, with soloist Nikolai Lugansky, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2.

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
Michael Dwyer / Boston Landmarks Orchestra

Join 99.5 WCRB hosts for free concerts presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Wednesday nights at 7 pm.


On the latest episode of The Answered Question, WCRB's Cathy Fuller talks with Richard Stoltzman about his father's definition of success, playing with Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, and how vibrato has been a mixed blessing, and Andrea Avery, the author of Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and Piano, talks with WCRB's Chris Voss about the intersection her life as a musician and rheumatoid arthritis.


Stu Rosner / BSO

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer season at Tanglewood opens on Friday, July 7, as Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the BSO, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and soloists Malin Christensson and Bernarda Fink.

Through a musical lens, author Andrea Avery tells a story of confronting the overwhelming obstacles of chronic illness in pursuit of a career as a pianist in "Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano." 

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This Week's CD of the Week

The Borromeo String Quartet
Richard Bowditch

Nicholas Kitchen of Boston's Borromeo String Quartet has arranged one of Bach’s timeless keyboard works for string quartet.