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, with encore broadcasts on Mondays at 8pm.

Hear past BSO concert broadcasts on demand for one month, starting with the opening program of the 2019-2020 season.

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 BSO's 2019-2020 season at Symphony Hall in Boston.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday at 8pm, live from Symphony Hall, soprano Genia Kühmeier joins the BSO in Mahler's Symphony No. 4, a musical depiction of a child's vision of heaven, plus Leif Ove Andsnes is the soloist in Grieg's timeless Piano Concerto, all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Daniel Lozakovich
Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday, November 23, 2019
(encore broadcast December 2)
8:00 PM

Making his BSO subscription debut, 18-year-old violinist Daniel Lozakovich is the soloist in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in a work by Arturs Maskats and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 2, To October.

Christian Zacharias
Astrid Schoerke / Constanza Zacharias

Saturday, November 30, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, December 9)
8:00 PM

In an all-German program, Christian Zacharias is the pianist in Schumann's Introduction and Allegro appassionato, as well as the conductor in Brahms's Serenade No. 2 and Schumann's Symphony No. 4.

Juanjo Mena
Courtesy of the Artist

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast, Juanjo Mena conducts Mendelssohn's gracefully lyrical Violin Concerto with soloist Julian Rachlin and the hyper-charged brass fanfares of Janáček's Sinfonietta.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast showcasing one of the centerpieces of Russian orchestral grace, Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO in Act II of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," plus the American premiere of a work by Latvian composer Andris Dzenītis.