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.

For information about Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood performances and updates, visit the BSO Box Office.

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Tanglewood
Stu Rosner / BSO

With Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts at the Koussevitzky Music Shed cancelled for 2020, hear full BSO concerts each weekend, as well as seven mini-festivals of BSO performances, Monday through Friday nights.

Christian Tetzlaff
Giorgia Bertazzi

Saturday at 8pm, Christian Tetzlaff joins the BSO as the guest soloist in Sibelius's mountainous Violin Concerto, and Thomas Adès conducts the Finnish composer's Symphony No. 5.

Joshua Bell and Ken-David Masur
Bill Phelps and Adam DeTour

Saturday, July 25, 2020
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from the 2019 Tanglewood season, the American violinist is the soloist in Dvorák’s folk-infused Violin Concerto, and Ken-David Masur leads the BSO in the Czech composer's Symphony No. 8.

Jan Lisiecki
Holger Hage

Saturday, August 1, 2020
8:00 PM

Pianist Jan Lisiecki is the soloist in Grieg’s dramatic Piano Concerto, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Copland’s majestic Third Symphony in an encore broadcast from Tanglewood.

Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, August 8, 2020
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from the BSO's 2018 summer season at Tanglewood, Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in Rachmaninoff's powerhouse Piano Concerto No. 2, and Ken-David Masur conducts Stravinsky's epic "The Firebird."

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