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The Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturdays at 8pm
  • Hosted by Ron Della Chiesa

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

To learn about BSO NOW, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's online programs for the 2020-2021 season, hear an interview with Music Director Andris Nelsons, and visit the BSO Box Office.

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Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

In a 2016 concert, Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra return to the first music they performed together, Gustav Mahler's devatatingly powerful Symphony No. 9.

Kristine Opolais
Elena Nezenceva

Saturday, March 13, 2021
8:00 PM

In the final program of the 2015-2016 season, soprano Kristine Opolais sings Rachmaninoff's Zdes' khorosho ("How fair this place") and the Letter Scene from Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, and Andris Nelsons conducts three French masterpieces: Debussy's La Mer, Ravel's La Valse, and Métaboles, by Dutilleux.

Camilla Tilling and Thomas Hampson
Carin Ekblom and Dario Acosta

Saturday, March 20, 2021
8:00 PM

Soprano Camilla Tilling and baritone Thomas Hampson are center stage in Brahms's timeless ode to the passing of time, and Yefim Bronfman is the pianist in Widmann's "Trauermarsch," all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Jakub Hrůša
Pavel Hejnz / IMG Artists

Saturday, March 27, 2021
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from 2016, the Czech conductor makes his BSO debut in two masterpieces from his homeland by Smetana and Janácek, and Frank Peter Zimmermann is the soloist in Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2.

Thomas Adès
Askonas Holt

Saturday, April 3, 2021
8:00 PM

BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès conducts an evening of modern pieces, including Sibelius's "Tapiola" and Britten's "Sinfonia da Requiem," plus his own work "Totentanz," featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone.