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Hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra on the radio and online, live from Symphony Hall each Saturday at 8pm, with encore broadcasts on Mondays at 8pm, all with host Ron Della Chiesa.

See the full BSO and Pops broadcast schedule below, and to plan your own visit to Symphony Hall or Tanglewood, visit the BSO Box Office.

Broadcast Schedule (all beginning at 8pm)


Keith Lockhart and Santa Claus
 

Saturday, Dec. 20, and Monday, Dec. 22

Holiday Pops!

Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in a cherished seasonal tradition, filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus!


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Jan. 5

In an encore broadcast from the 2014 Tanglewood season, Andris Nelsons conducts the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in music from Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, and the BSO in Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, and Ravel's Bolero.

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Augustin Hadelich
 

Monday, Dec. 29

In an encore broadcast from the 2014 Tanglewood season, Augustin Hadelich is the soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4, and Juanjo Mena leads the BSO in Haydn's Symphony No. 6, Le Matin, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2.

Augustin Hadelich's recording of violin concertos by Sibelius and Adès has been chosen as one of the best recordings of 2014 by NPR Music.


Behzod Abduraimov
 

Saturday, Jan. 3, and Monday, Jan. 12

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov is the soloist in Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Charles Dutoit conducts Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, recorded at Symphony Hall in April of 2014.


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Jan. 10, and Monday, Jan. 19

Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts Brahms's Variations on a Theme by Haydn, the Symphony No. 90 by Haydn, and Richard Strauss's Don Quixote, with cellist Gautier Capuçon and violist Steven Ansell.


Lars Vogt
 

Saturday, Jan. 17, and Monday, Jan. 26

Pianist Lars Vogt is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24, and Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony in the magisterial Symphony No. 7 by Anton Bruckner.


Tugan Sokhiev
 

Saturday, Jan. 24, and Monday, Feb. 2

Tugan Sokhiev conducts the BSO in Hector Berlioz's Le Corsaire Overture, the Cello Concerto No. 1 by Camille Saint-Saëns, with soloist Johannes Moser, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's dazzling Scheherezade.


Asher Fisch
 

Saturday, Jan. 31, and Monday, Feb. 9

Conductor Asher Fisch leads the BSO in Avner Dorman's Astrolatry, Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, with soloist Julian Rachlin, and the Symphony No. 1, the Spring symphony, by Robert Schumann.


Paul Lewis
 

Saturday, Feb. 7, and Monday, Feb. 16

In an encore broadcast from the 2014 Tanglewood season, Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12, and Manfred Honeck conducts the BSO in Beethoven's Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4, the "Italian."


Vladimir Jurowski
 

Saturday, Feb. 14, and Monday, Feb. 23

Conductor Vladimir Jurowski leads the BSO in three pieces by Anatol Liadov, the American premiere of Harrison Birtwistle's Responses: Of sweet disorder and the carefully careless, with pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and Stravinsky's The Firebird.


Stephane Deneve
 

Saturday, Feb. 21, and Monday, Mar. 2

Stéphane Denève conducts Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1, with soloist James Ehnes, Milhaud's The Creation of the World, and Poulenc's Les Biches.


Julia Fischer
 

Saturday, Feb. 28, and Monday, Mar. 9

Julia Fischer is the soloist in the Violin Concerto by Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dutoit conducts Igor Stravinksy's Dumbarton Oaks and Claude Debussy's Images.


Charles Dutoit
 

Saturday, Mar. 7, and Monday, Mar. 16

Charles Dutoit leads the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Voices Boston in Karol Szymanowski's rarely heard opera King Roger, with baritone Mariusz Kwiecien in the title role and soprano Olga Pasichnyk as Roxana.


Emanuel Ax
 

Saturday, Mar. 14, and Monday, Mar. 23

Emanuel Ax is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 and Richard Strauss's Burleske, and Christoph von Dohnányi conducts the Sextet from Strauss's Capriccio and Mozart's Symphony No. 35, the Haffner.


Christoph von Dohnanyi
 

Saturday, Mar. 21, and Monday, Mar. 30

Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi leads the BSO in one of the most remarkable sets of music ever written for orchestra: Mozart's final three symphonies, including No. 39, No. 40, and No. 41, the Jupiter.


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Mar. 28, and Monday, Apr. 6

Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the world premiere of a BSO commission by Boston composer Michael Gandolfi, featuring organist Olivier Latry, and the Symphony No. 6 by Gustav Mahler.


Christian Tetzlaff
 

Saturday, Apr. 4, and Monday, Apr. 13

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff is the soloist in the Violin Concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven, and BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the orchestra in the Symphony No. 10 by Dmitri Shostakovich.


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Apr. 11, and Monday, Apr. 20

Andris Nelsons conducts Gunther Schuller's Dreamscape (a BSO commission for the 75th anniversary of Tanglewood), Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27, with soloist Richard Goode, and Richard Strauss's Ein Heldenleben.


David Zinman
 

Saturday, Apr. 18, and Monday, Apr. 27

In an encore broadcast from the 2014 Tanglewood season, David Zinman leads the BSO in an All-Tchaikovsky program, including the Andante cantabile for cello and strings and Rococo Variations, both with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and the Symphony No. 6, the "Pathétique."


Jean-Yves Thibaudet
 

Saturday, Apr. 25, and Monday, May 4

Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink leads the BSO in Ravel's Mother Goose and Piano Concerto in G, with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Thomas Adès's Three Studies from Couperin, and Mozart's Symphony No. 36, the Linz.


Bernard Haitink
 

Saturday, May 2, and Monday, May 11

Conductor Bernard Haitink and the BSO bring the season to a close with Schumann's Manfred Overture, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, with soloist Maria João Pires, and the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms.

 
Tanglewood 2015

The Tanglewood Music Center celebrates 75 years, and Andris Nelsons conducts six concerts in the summer of 2015.

Learn more about Tanglewood 2015

See the final installment of New Tanglewood Tales, the video series that documents the experiences of six Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center:



 

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