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Andris Nelsons

As the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons look forward to their third season of collaboration in 2016-2017, join host Ron Della Chiesa each Saturday night at 8pm for concert broadcasts from Symphony Hall.

See the broadcast schedule below, and for more details on all the performances and to purchase tickets, visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Office.


Bernard Haitink
 

Saturday, April 30

In an encore broadcast, Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink and the BSO perform Schumann's Manfred Overture, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, with soloist Maria João Pires, and the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms.

Hear a preview with Haitink and Pires on The Answered Question:


Kristine Opolais
 

Monday, May 2

In the final program of the 2015-2016 season, soprano Kristine Opolais sings Rachmaninoff's Zdes' khorosho ("How fair this place") and the Letter Scene from Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, and Andris Nelsons conducts three French masterpieces, including Debussy's La Mer, Ravel's La Valse, and Métaboles, by Dutilleux.

Hear a preview with Opolais and Nelsons on The Answered Question:



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Yefim Bronfman
 

Saturday, May 7

In an encore broadcast, Yefim Bronfman is the soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Bartók, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Symphony No. 30, "Alleluia," by Haydn, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1, "Winter Daydreams."


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, May 14

In an encore broadcast, Music Director Andris Nelsons and the BSO perform an All-Russian program, including the Symphony No. 9 by Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, with soloist Evgeny Kissin, and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances.

Boston Pops!


Film Night with John Williams
 

Saturday, May 21

Film Night!

Laureate Conductor John Williams and Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart team up to lead a program of cinematic magic, with music from unforgettable films across the decades!


Nicole Cabell
 

Saturday, May 28

A Gershwin Celebration, with Nicole Cabell!

The soprano stars in a program of Gershwin favorites, including selections from Porgy and Bess, as well as Rhapsody in Blue, with pianist Charlie Albright, all led by conductor David Charles Abell.


Sutton Foster
 

Saturday, June 4

Sutton Foster!

The Tony Award wining star of Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie joins Keith Lockhart and the Pops at Symphony Hall for an program of Broadway favorites!

BSO Encore Broadcasts


Francois-Xavier Roth
 

Saturday, June 11

In an encore broadcast, François-Xavier Roth leads the BSO in François-Joseph Gossec's Symphonie à 17 parties and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the "Eroica," as well as Mozart's Concerto for Flute and Harp, featuring BSO Principal Flutist Elizabeth Rowe and BSO Principal Harpist Jessica Zhou.


Jean-Yves Thibaudet
 

Saturday, June 18

Renée Fleming sings Dutilleux's Le Temps l'Horloge ("Time and the Clock") and selections from Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne, and François-Xavier Roth conducts Debussy's Jeux and Stravinsky's Petrouchka.


BSO Musicians
 

Saturday, June 25

In an encore broadcast, the musicians of the BSO perform an All-Dvorák program with no conductor, including the Serenades for Winds and Strings and the Nocturne for Strings.


Pinchas Zukerman
 

Saturday, July 2

In an encore broadcast, Pinchas Zukerman is both the conductor and violin soloist in a program that includes Tchaikovsky's Mélodie, Andante cantabile, and Serenade, Elgar's Chanson de la nuit, and Schubert's Symphony No. 5.

Special Sunday Boston Pops Broadcasts


Nicole Cabell
 

Sunday, July 3, 7pm

A Gershwin Celebration, with Nicole Cabell!

The soprano stars in a program of Gershwin favorites, including selections from Porgy and Bess, as well as Rhapsody in Blue, with pianist Charlie Albright, all led by conductor David Charles Abell.


Sutton Foster
 

Sunday, July 3, 9pm

Sutton Foster!

The Tony Award wining star of Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie joins Keith Lockhart and the Pops at Symphony Hall for an program of Broadway favorites!


Film Night with John Williams
 

Sunday, July 10, 7pm

Film Night!

Laureate Conductor John Williams and Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart team up to lead a program of cinematic magic, with music from unforgettable films across the decades!

Tanglewood 2016

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July 8 - August 27

WCRB brings you performances from the Koussevitzky Music Shed on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2:30pm throughout the summer, with hosts Ron Della Chiesa and Brian McCreath.

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Hear a 24/7, continuous stream of exclusive BSO performances from Symphony Hall and Tanglewood.
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Boston Pops 2016

Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Pops have announced a dazzling Spring season, featuring an Opening Night on May 6 with Seth MacFarlane, best known for producing Family Guy and the Ted movies, as the guest soloist in classic songs from the 40's and 50's.

For complete information, visit the Boston Pops.

Tanglewood 2016

Andris Nelsons leads five concerts, and Charles Dutoit is the 2016 Koussevitzky Artist at the Boston Symphony's summer home in the Berkshires during a season of spectacular concerts in an idyllic setting.

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 Season

Andris Nelsons leads 14 weeks of program, Thomas Adès begins a mulit-year appointment as BSO Artistic Partner, and the world's greatest pianists visit Symphony Hall.

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