Backstage With Brian Bell

A production of  
  

BSO Founder Henry Lee Higginson

Brian Bell talks with author Joseph Horowitz about his 2012 book Moral Fire: Musical Portraits from America's Fin-de-Siècle, which features a portrait of, among others, Henry Lee Higginson, the founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

(portrait of Henry Lee Higginson by John Singer Sargent, via Wikimedia Commons)

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ABOUT BACKSTAGE WITH BRIAN BELL

As the producer of WGBH 89.7's live broadcasts of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Brian Bell has the opportunity to discuss music and the process of making music with guest conductors, soloists, and orchestra members.

Brian shares these conversations and often a chuckle or two, offering a perspective that bridges the divide between a listener's knowledge and an artist's mind.

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