Ways to Listen

On Air
99.5 WCRB Lowell-Boston-NH
89.7 WGBH HD-2 Boston
96.3 W242AA Beacon Hill
88.7 WJMF Smithfield-Providence 

Online
To listen to the online stream, a live simulcast of our terrestrial signal, just click the "Play" button at the top of this website. You can continue exploring the website without interruption while the stream is playing.

You can also listen to our alternative streams within the same player. Just click the down-facing arrow to the right of the volume button, and select which stream you'd like to hear:

  • The BSO Concert Channel: Hear a 24/7, continuous stream of exclusive BSO performances from Symphony Hall and Tanglewood.  See the playlist for this channel here.
  • Boston Early Music Channel: Concert performances from the Boston Early Music Festival.
  • Bach Channel: The world's greatest composer, 24/7.

You can also listen on most third-party streaming services, including:
iTunes
Windows Media Player
RealPlayer

On a voice-controlled speaker
Tell your Amazon Echo or Google Home to "play WCRB" and listen to our live stream throughout your home.

On a smartphone or tablet
Our streaming app is available for free in both the Google Play store for Android devices, and the iTunes store for Apple devices.

On-demand Programs and Podcasts
Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts
The Bach Hour
In Concert
The Answered Question
Classical Performance Podcast