Upcoming BSO Broadcasts

Saturdays at 8pm
  • Hosted by Ron Della Chiesa

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

See a list of past BSO concert broadcasts here.

For information about events celebrating the centennial of Leonard Bernstein, visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and Tanglewood.

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.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Friday, August 17, 2018
8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the defiant and subversive Symphony No. 4 by Shostakovich, and Yefim Bronfman is the guest soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4

Leonard Bernstein
Allan Warren

Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:00 PM

In celebration of Leonard Bernstein's centennial, Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a wide exploration of the American composer's works, including ballet music performed by the BSO and Boston Ballet.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Boston Ballet

Baiba Skride, violin

BERNSTEIN Divertimento for Orchestra
BERNSTEIN Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)

Yo-Yo Ma
Jason Bell

Sunday, August 19, 2018
7:00 PM

Yo-Yo Ma returns to Tanglewood as the guest soloist in a world premiere by John Williams and a piece by Bernstein, and Andris Nelsons leads the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in Copland's idyllic "An Outdoor Overture."

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

COPLAND An Outdoor Overture
BERNSTEIN Three Meditations from Mass, for cello and orchestra
John WILLIAMS Highwood's Ghost (world premiere)
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Susan Graham
B. Ealovega

Friday, August 24, 2018
8:00 PM

The American mezzo-soprano joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Mahler's Symphony No. 3, a musical microcosm of the natural world surrounding us.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

MAHLER Symphony No. 3

Leonard Bernstein
Courtesy of The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc.

Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:00 PM

In the penultimate concert of the Bernstein centennial season, an all-star cast comes together at Tanglewood, featuring highlights from Bernstein as a composer and conductor, including selections from "West Side Story," "Candide," and "Mass," as well as music by Mahler, Copland, and much more!