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.

Steven Isserlis
Jean-Baptiste Millot

Saturday, March 28, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, April 6)
8:00 PM

Renowned cellist Steven Isserlis is center stage in Thomas Adès's concerto Rediscovered places, plus Adès leads the BSO in the colorful swirls of Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite and Perséphone.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Andrew Eccles

Saturday, April 4, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, April 13)
8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts the American premiere of a work by HK Gruber and Rachmaninoff's hearty Symphony No. 3, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet is the soloist in Gershwin's vibrant Piano Concerto in F.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday, April 11, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, April 20)
8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO and a cast of singers in a centerpiece of Wagner's operatic catalog, with soprano Emily Magee as Isolde and tenor Jonas Kaufmann as Tristan.

Blaise Dejardin
Toby Oft

Saturday, April 18, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, April 27)
8:00 PM

BSO Principal Cellist Blaise Déjardin is the soloist in Saint-Saëns's Cello Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO in Bartók's groundbreaking Concerto for Orchestra and music from Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Saturday, April 25, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, May 4)
8:00 PM

Superstar violinist Midori is the soloist in Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1, and Constantinos Carydis makes his BSO debut conducting the infectious rhythms of Kodály's Dances of Galánta and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.