Joseph Haydn

Todd Rosenberg

Friday, August 10, 2018
8:00 PM

Recorded at Tanglewood on August 27, 2016

The superstar cellist is the guest soloist in works written for him by John Williams and a concerto by Haydn, and Michael Stern conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in pieces by Bernstein and Respighi.

Michael Stern, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

BERNSTEIN Symphonic Suite from On The Waterfront
HAYDN Cello Concerto in C
WILLIAMS Heartwood, for cello and orchestra
WILLIAMS Rosewood and Pickin', for solo cello
RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

Gil Shaham
Courtesy of the BSO

Sunday, July 29, 2018
7:00 PM

Gil Shaham is the soloist in Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto, and Juanjo Mena leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Mozart's emotionally riveting Symphony No. 40.

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

HAYDN Symphony No. 88
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
MOZART Symphony No. 40

Hear a preview with WCRB's Brian McCreath and conductor Juanjo Mena:

Herbert Blomstedt
Courtesy of the Artist

Saturday, July 21, 2018
8:00 PM

Herbert Blomstedt leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works celebrating the memory of the lost through Bernstein's "Halil," and Haydn's "Lord Nelson Mass," in concert at Tanglewood.

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Elizabeth Rowe, flute
Hannah Morrison, soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Michael Nagy, baritone

MOZART Symphony No. 34
BERNSTEIN Ḥalil, Nocturne for flute and orchestra
HAYDN Missa in angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass)

Simon Rattle
Sheila Rock / Warner Classics

Conductor Simon Rattle leads live recordings of some of the pieces he considers Haydn’s “greatest hits” and celebrates Haydn's innovation, charm, and jokes on WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Symphony Hall, Boston, and Leipzig Gewandhaus
Stu Rosner (Symphony Hall), Jens Gerber (Gewandhaus) / BSO, GWO

Sunday at 7pm on WCRB In Concert with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players and Gewandhaus Quartet, a new alliance of two great orchestras takes form in chamber works by Haydn, Ligeti, Mendelssohn, and more.

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