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 and learn more about BSO broadcasts.

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

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See a preview of the 2019 season at Tanglewood, the summer home of the BSO.

Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Tonight at 8, Kirill Gerstein is the guest soloist in a world premiere piano concerto by BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès, with Adès himself conducting a program that also includes the devilish dancing of Liszt's "Mephisto Waltz" No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.

Thomas Wilkins
Boston Symphony Orchestra

Saturday night at 8, live from Symphony Hall, Thomas Wilkins leads the Boston Symphony in a rich program of rarely-heard masterpieces that reflect the broad spectrum of the American experience.

Renée Fleming
Decca / Andrew Eccles

Monday, March 25, 2019
8:00 PM

The American soprano stars in selections from Richard Strauss's opera "Capriccio," and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the boundless drama of "Also sprach Zarathustra."

Rudolf Buchbinder
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, March 30
8:00 PM

Encore broadcast from Sunday, July 8, 2018

In an encore broadcast from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2018 summer season, Rudolf Buchbinder is the guest soloist in Brahms's mighty Piano Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons continues the orchestra's dive into Shostakovich's symphonic catalog with his Symphony No. 5.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1

Gustavo Dudamel
Nohely Oliveros

Saturday, April 6, and Monday, April 15, 2019
8:00 PM

The Venezuelan conductor leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of spring, featuring Schumann's verdant "Spring" Symphony and Stravinsky's pioneering masterpiece, "The Rite of Spring."

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1, Spring
STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring