The Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturdays at 8pm
  • Hosted by Ron Della Chiesa

WCRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall every Saturday at 8pm , with host Ron Della Chiesa.

See a list of past BSO concert broadcasts here.

For the full schedule of Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood concerts, visit the BSO Box Office.

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Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday night at 8, hear an encore broadcast of the Boston Symphony Orchestra featuring violinist Baiba Skride in a new work by Sofia Gubaidulina, and Andris Nelsons leading the orchestra in Shostakovich's gripping "Leningrad" Symphony.

Benjamin Ealovega

Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:00 PM

Encore broadcast from Saturday, March 11, 2017

Sakari Oramo, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
Men of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 3
BUSONI Piano Concerto

Mortiz Gnann
BSO / Hilary Scott

Saturday, October 6, and Monday, October 15, 2018
8:00 PM

Recorded on May 4, 2018

Moritz Gnann, conductor
John Ferrillo, oboe

GABRIELI Canzoni for brass instruments
MARCELLO Oboe Concerto in C-minor
ROSSINI Excerpts from The Barber of Seville, for wind instruments
MOZART Symphony No. 40


Hannu Lintu
Veikko Kahkonen

Saturday, October 13, and Monday, October 22, 2018
8:00 PM

For the opening of the 2018-2019 season, Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu makes his Boston Symphony Orchestra debut in works that showcase the virtuosity of the musicians of the BSO.

Hannu Lintu, conductor

STRAVINSKY Symphonies of Wind Instruments
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings
BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra

Garrick Ohlsson
Dario Acosta

Saturday, October 20, and Monday, October 29, 2018
8:00 PM

Garrick Ohlsson is the guest soloist in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1, encapsulating the full spectrum of human expression, and Ken-David Masur leads works by Harbison and Prokofiev.

Ken-David Masur, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

HARBISON Remembering Gatsby (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
PROKOFIEV Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet