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.

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Pinchas Zukerman
Cheryl Mazak

Saturday at 8 in an encore broadcast, Pinchas Zukerman is both the conductor and violin soloist in Tchaikovsky's Mélodie, Andante cantabile, and Serenade, Elgar's Chanson de la nuit, and Schubert's Symphony No. 5.

Ken-David Masur
Beth Ross-Buckley

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Ken-David Masur leads Schumann's Symphony No. 3, the "Rhenish," as well as the American premiere of Unsuk Chin's Mannequin and Liszt's Totentanz, with piano soloist Louie Lortie.

Martin Helmchen
Giorgia Bertazzi

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020
8:00 PM

Christoph von Dohnányi returns to Symphony Hall to lead the BSO in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, the "Emperor," with soloist Martin Helmchen, Bartók's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta, and the world premiere of Jean-Frédéric Neuburger's BSO-commissioned Aube ("Dawn").

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday, November 21, 2020
8:00 PM

Isabelle Faust is the soloist in Alban Berg's Violin Concerto, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus sings Bach's Komm, Jesu, komm! and Es ist genug, and the BSO performs the Symphony No. 5 by Shostakovich, all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Yefim Bronfman
Frank Stewart

Saturday. November 28, 2020
8:00 PM

Yefim Bronfman is the soloist in Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Symphony No. 30, "Alleluia," by Haydn, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1, "Winter Daydreams."