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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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Week 8 at Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Chamber Players




listen buttonA 50th Anniversary  Celebration of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players

The Boston Symphony Chamber Players celebrate 50 years as an ensemble in a concert that includes Yehudi Wyner's Into the Evening Air, Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, and Schubert's Octet.

listen buttonINTERVIEW: Yehudi Wyner on the creative process and writing Into the Evening Air

Kirill Gerstein




listen buttonGerstein Plays Rachmaninoff and Dutoit Conducts Respighi's Roman Trilogy

Charles Dutoit conducts Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture, Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with Kirill Gerstein, and Respighi's Roman Festivals, Fountains of Rome, and Pines of Rome.

Charles Dutoit




listen buttonDutoit Conducts Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Ninth Symphony

Charles Dutoit leads the BSO, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and soloists in the season finale, featuring Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, with pianist Yefim Bronfman, and the Symphony No. 9, the "Ode to Joy."

Week 7 at Tanglewood


Emanuel Ax




listen buttonEmanuel Ax in the Emperor

Emanuel Ax is the soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, the Emperor, and Stéphane Denève conducts Prokofiev's monumental score to Alexander Nevsky, featuring mezzo-soprano Elena Manistina.


Nikolai Lugansky




listen buttonLugansky Plays Rachmaninoff with the TMC Orchestra

Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Charles Dutoit leads the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in the Scherzo fantastique and The Firebird by Stravinsky.

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New Tanglewood Tales

Ozawa Hall

Follow six young musicians as they work on their craft and perform at Tanglewood in the summer of 2014

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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
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.

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WCRB's Boston Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts
Following the 2014 Tanglewood season, 99.5 WCRB continues to bring you the Boston Symphony Orchestra with host Ron Della Chiesa, each Saturday at 8pm.

listen buttonHear Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops concerts on-demand

listen buttonHear extended interviews with conductors, soloists, and BSO musicians, and others

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.
The BSO's 2014-2015 Season
Andris Nelsons

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.

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