Felix Mendelssohn

Clockwise from left: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Kirill Gerstein, Thomas Adès
Courtesy of the artists

Monday at 8pm, an unprecedented alliance between the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra is launched through music by Bach, Schumann, Shepherd, and Mendelssohn.

image of Tanglewood at dusk
Stu Rosner

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Hans Graf, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Kiera Duffy, soprano
Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano
Singers from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Chorus
     Katie Woolf, conductor
Carson Elrod, actor (Felix Mendelssohn)
Antonio Weissinger, actor (Young Mendelssohn and Boy)
Karen MacDonald, actor (Titania)
Will Lyman, actor (Oberon)
Bill Barclay, stage director
Cristina Todesco, scenic designer
Kathleen Doyle, costume designer

CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2
MENDELSSOHN Incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream (complete)

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Hans van der Woerd

The Canadian maestro channels his uniquely impassioned conducting in  a new set of Mendelssohn’s symphonies.

Thomanerchor Leipzig (Credit: Matthias Knoch)
Matthias Knoch / Matthias Knoch

March 4, 2018
7:00 PM

Founded 800 years ago in Leipzig, Germany and led by J.S. Bach in the 1700s, the Thomanerchor Leipzig is one of the oldest active choirs in the world. Hear them in a program celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation at the Celebrity Series of Boston, on WCRB's In Concert.

The Calidore Quartet
Courtesy of the ensemble

March 11, 2018
7:00 PM

The Los Angeles-based string quartet brings their signature vitality and virtuosity to the Concord Chamber Music Society on this week's In Concert from WCRB.