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.

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

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

Andrew Manze
Chris Christodoulou

Saturday night at 8, live from Symphony Hall, British conductor Andrew Manze leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn's mellifluous tribute to the Protestant Reformation, and Francesco Piemontesi is the guest soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 19.

Sergio Tiempo
Rayfield Allied

Monday, April 22, 2019
8:00 PM

Sergio Tiempo is the soloist in Ravel's jazz-inflected Piano Concerto in G, and James Burton leads the Boston Symphony and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Estévez's rarely heard Cantata Criolla.

Daniil Trifonov
Dario Acosta / Deutsche Grammophon / Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday, April 27, and Monday, May 6, 2019
8:00 PM

The Russian pianist is the guest soloist in Rachmaninoff's towering and lyrical Piano Concerto No. 3, and Andris Nelsons and the BSO continue their comprehensive journey through Shostakovich's complete symphonic repertoire with the composer's Symphony No. 15.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 15

Baiba Skride
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, May 4, and Monday, May 13, 2019
8:00 PM

In the final concert of the season, the Latvian violinist is the guest soloist in a world premiere by Sebastian Currier, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the shimmering vivacity of Stravinsky's "Petrushka."

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Sebastian CURRIER Aether, for violin and orchestra
   (world premiere; BSO co-commission)

Hannu Lintu
Veikko Kahkonen

Saturday, May 11, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast of the opening concert of the 2018-2019 season, Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu makes his Boston Symphony Orchestra debut in works that showcase the virtuosity of the musicians of the BSO.