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.

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Symphony Hall, Boston, and Leipzig Gewandhaus
Stu Rosner (Symphony Hall), Jens Gerber (Gewandhaus) / BSO, GWO

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced new details about its alliance with the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, beginning in the 2017-2018 season.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

SaturdayFebruary 25, and Monday, March 6

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin
Harriet Krijgh, cello
Elsbeth Moser, bayan 

Gubaidulina - Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and bayan (world premiere; BSO co-commission)
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7, Leningrad

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Maurice Jerry Beznos

SaturdayFebruary 18, and Monday, February 27

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Schuller - Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 22
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, Eroica

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When you think of classical music based on visual art, the first pieces that come to mind are probably Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition or Respighi's Three Boticelli Pictures. Here's one you might not have heard of before - Gunther Schuller's Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee. Click through the slideshow above to see the paintings that inspired this piece.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

February 13

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Malin Christensson, soprano
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Bruns, tenor
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bass-baritone
Tanglewood Festival Chorus 

Bach - Mass in B minor

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