Dmitri Shostakovich

Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Lars Borges

On WCRB’s CD of the Week, 19-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason looks back to his greatest musical inspirations growing up, from teachers to legendary cellists.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Courtesy of HarrisonParrott

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (encore Monday, April 2)
8:00 PM

The French pianist joins the BSO for Bernstein's jazz-inflected take on modern existentialism, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's massive Symphony No. 4.

Andris Nelsons conducting the BSO
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday, February 3, 2018 (encore Monday, February 12)

8:00 PM

The wind players of the Boston Symphony perform one of Mozart's most graceful creations, the Gran Partita, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's emotionally gripping Symphony No. 14.

Gidon Kremer (left) and Mieczesław Weinberg (right)
Kremer: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos; Weinberg: Tommy Persson/ECM

The highly personalized expressions of Soviet composer Mieczysław Weinberg are one of the most compelling parts of the ECM Records catalog, which has just become available across digital platforms.

Kristine Opolais
Tatyana Vlasova

SaturdayMay 6, and Monday, May 15

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Kristine Opolais, soprano
 

Shostakovich - Suite from incidental music to King Lear
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 4
Mahler - Symphony No. 4

This concert is no longer available on demand.

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