Yo-Yo Ma
Jason Bell

A World Premiere with Yo-Yo Ma

Sunday night at 7, Yo-Yo Ma returns to Tanglewood with a world premiere by John Williams and music by Bernstein, and Andris Nelsons leads the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra.

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This Week's CD of the Week

The Shelest Piano Duo
Courtesy of the Artists

Ukrainian pianists Anna and Dmitri Shelest were both twelve years old when they met at the Kharkiv Special Music School in Ukraine. Now they’re married, and they join forces for a tour of Ukrainian music for WCRB’s CD of the Week!

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Tree standing in field, as seen from inside Thomas Schütte's art sculpture titled 'Crystal'
Courtesy of The Clark Art Institute

A new opera company takes aim at industry norms and spreads its wings at the Berkshire's scenic Clark Art Institue.

A 19th-century print by Bettmann of the first performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Beethoven is depicted standing in the middle of the orchestra.
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When the world gets too crazy to bear, we bring you the news you want to read. This link roundup features water balloons, the King of Pop, and more! 

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NPR's Slingshot Series

A collective effort among taste-making music stations to elevate exceptional emerging artists

Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
Michael Dwyer / Boston Landmarks Orchestra

Join 99.5 WCRB hosts for free concerts presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Wednesday nights at 7 pm.

Innovative online classical music entertainment experience will celebrate the Leonard Bernstein Centennial throughout its first year

WCRB brings you performances from Tanglewood every Friday and Saturday at 8pm, and Sundays at 7pm, with host Ron Della Chiesa.
"Voices" is an exploration of all kinds of vocal music, from opera favorites and rarities to major choral works and song cycles. Airs Sundays at 9:30pm.