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.

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

Renée Fleming
Decca / Andrew Eccles

Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 PM

The American soprano and baritone Rod Gilfry are the soloists in The Brightness of Light, a new work by Kevin Puts based on letters between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, with Andris Nelsons and the BSO.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Andrew Eccles

Sunday, July 21, 2019
7:00 PM

French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is the soloist in Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F and Variations on “I Got Rhythm,” with Andris Nelsons conducting the colorful ballet music of Stravinsky’s Petrushka.

Andris Nelsons at Tanglewood
Marco Borggreve

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons leads a signature work of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, along with Shostakovich's rarely-heard Symphony No. 2, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 with soloist Paul Lewis.

Herbert Blomstedt
Kunstler Sekretariat

Saturday, July 27, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from the 2018 Tanglewood season, Herbert Blomstedt leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Bernstein's heart-wrenching Halil, as well as Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Christine Goerke
Arielle Doneson

Sunday, July 28, 2019
7:00 PM

With Christine Goerke as Brünnhilde and James Rutherford as Wotan, Andris Nelsons leads the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in the second chapter of Wagner's powerhouse operatic saga "The Ring."