The Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturdays at 8pm
  • Hosted by Ron Della Chiesa

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

Hear past BSO concert broadcasts on demand for one month, starting with the opening program of the 2019-2020 season.

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

Hear the BSO Concert Channel in the player above, and see the current playlist.

See a preview of the BSO's 2019-2020 season at Symphony Hall in Boston.

Pinchas Zukerman
Cheryl Mazak

Saturday, February 22, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, March 2)
8:00 PM

Pinchas Zukerman conducts Richard Strauss's Serenade for Winds and works by Bruckner and Haydn, in addition to joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3.

Giancarlo Guerrero
Courtesy of the artist

Saturday, February 29, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, March 9)
8:00 PM

Giancarlo Guerrero returns to the BSO to conduct Helen Grime's Limina and Walton's Cello concerto, with soloist Johannes Moser, as well as the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Duruflé's Requiem.

Hannu Lintu
Veikko Kahkonen

Saturday, March 7, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, March 16)
8:00 PM

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho makes his BSO debut as the soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Hannu Lintu leads the orchestra in Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 and Anna Thorvaldsdottir's boundless Metacosmos.

François-Xavier Roth
Holger Talinski

Saturday, March 14, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, March 23)
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from the 2019 Tanglewood season, Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in the mighty Piano Concerto No. 2 by Brahms, and François-Xavier Roth leads the BSO in Schumann's Symphony No. 2.

André Raphel
Courtesy of the Artist

Saturday, March 21, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, March 30)
8:00 PM

André Raphel leads the BSO in works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and William Grant Still, and the Catto Chorus and Uri Caine Trio join the orchestra in Caine's oratorio The Passion of Octavius Catto.