The Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturday Nights at 8pm

WCRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall in Boston every Saturday at 8pm, with host Ron Della Chiesa.

See a list of all upcoming BSO concert broadcasts here.

For the full schedule of Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood concerts, visit the BSO Box Office.

Hear the BSO Concert Channel in the player above, and see the current playlist.

Eva Vermandel

February 20, 2016

In her BSO debut, violinist Alina Ibragimova is the soloist in Haydn's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Karl Amadeus Hartmann's Concerto funèbre, and Vladimir Jurowski conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 26, "Lamentatione," and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2.

Dominick Reuter

February 13, 2016  

In the final concert of a series of three Shakespeare-themed programs, Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Strauss's Macbeth, and Dvorák's Othello Overture, as well as the world premiere of Sonnets, by George Tsontakis, featuring BSO English horn player Robert Sheena.

Soprano Barbara Hannigan
Elmer de Haas

Soprano Barbara Hannigan sings Hans Abrahamsen's let me tell you, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's Suite from Hamlet and a suite from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.

William Blake [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saturday at 8pm, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in music inspired by Shakespeare's effervescent tale of love, including Weber's Oberon Overture, Henze's Symphony No. 8, and Mendelssohn's  A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Cellist Johannes Moser
Uwe Arens

January 23, 2016

Johannes Moser is the soloist in Dvorák's Cello Concerto, part of an All-Czech program that also includes "The Moldau," from Smetana's My Country, and Martinu's Fantaisies symphoniques (Symphony No. 6), all conducted by Ludovic Morlot.

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