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Hear Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts from Symphony Hall and Tanglewood in high-fidelity sound, 24/7 on The BSO Concert Channel.
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Coming Soon: Week 4 at Tanglewood

Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Mozart, with pianist Paul Lewis

watch buttonVideo: Paul Lewis plays in WCRB's Fraser Performance Studio

 

Manfred Honeck conducts Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony

listen buttonInterview: Manfred Honeck on the two BSO concerts he conducts

 

Pianist Gabriela Montero plays Rachmaninoff and Jacques Lacombe conducts Verdi

listen buttonOn-demand: pianist Gabriela Montero in WCRB's Fraser Performance Studio



Andris Nelsons




Week 3 at Tanglewood

 

listen buttonHampson Sings Copland in Gardner's BSO Debut

Baritone Thomas Hampson is the soloist in Copland's Old American Songs, and Edward Gardner conducts the BSO in Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

 

listen buttonNelsons Conducts Brahms, Martinsson, and Tchaikovsky

listen buttonInterview with Andris Nelsons

BSO Music Director Designate Andris Nelsons leads the orchestra in the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms, Tchaikovsky's Capriccio italien, and Martinsson's Trumpet Concerto No. 1, Bridge, with soloist Håkan Hardenberger.

 

listen buttonJoshua Bell Plays Lalo, and Nelsons Conducts Rouse and Beethoven

Violinist Joshua Bell is the soloist in Lalo's Symphonie espagnole, and Andris Nelsons conducts Rouse's Rapture and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.



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Tanglewood 2014

Lion Gate at Tanglewood




The Boston Symphony's summer season in 2014 features an Opening Night with Renée Fleming, four concerts with Music Director Designate Andris Nelsons, and much more.

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The BSO's 2014-2015 Season

Andris Nelsons at Symphony Hall




The 134th season of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features 10 weeks of programs that draw connections between Andris Nelsons, the orchestra's 15th Music Director, the ensemble he'll lead into its next era, and the BSO's audiences.

Learn more about the 2014-2015 season of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons: The Next BSO Music Director

Andris Nelsons




The 35-year-old Latvian conductor will be the 15th Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra beginning with the 2014-2015 season.

listen button Hear an interview with the BSO's Mark Volpe and learn more.

listen button Hear a discussion about Andris Nelsons coming to the BSO, with CNE's Brian McCreath and Boston Public Radio's Margery Eagan and Peter Kadzis.
 
Conductor Erich Leinsdorf






WCRB celebrates the legacy of one of the BSO's most significant Music Directors with a 1969 television interview and an audio documentary.

Watch the interview and hear the documentary
Celebrating 60 Years of the BSO and WGBH






On Oct. 6, 1951, WGBH Radio signed onto the air for the first time.  Hear a commemorative program originally broadcast on the 60th anniversary of that date, with the voices of Aaron Copland and Ralph Lowell.
Hear the program
Keith's Classical Corner

Keiths Classical Corner




Each weekday morning, the Boston Pops' Keith Lockhart joins WCRB's Laura Carlo to share a classical music pick of the day. They talk about the story behind the music, and mark holidays and historic dates with tributes to some of the great artists and composers of the genre.

>> Visit Keith's Classical Corner
WCRB's Tanglewood Broadcast Schedule
99.5 WCRB brings you the 2014 Tanglewood season, live from the Koussevitzky Music Shed, with hosts Ron Della Chiesa and Brian McCreath.
Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops broadcasts from Tanglewood can be heard each Friday and Saturday at 8pm and each Sunday at 2pm.
See our full broadcast schedule below.

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To see the full schedule of BSO and Pops performances, and to purchase tickets, visit the BSO Box Office, where you can also learn more about the release of archival Boston Symphony Chamber Players recordings.

 

 

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