Backstage With Brian Bell

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Tubist Chester Schmitz

Former BSO tubist Chester Schmitz discusses his career, from teaching himself to play the sousaphone to having a concerto written for him by John Williams. (Photo: Betsy Bassett)

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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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