Past BSO Broadcasts

Saturdays at 8pm

WCRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall with host Ron Della Chiesa every Saturday at 8pm, with encore broadcasts on Mondays at 8pm.

See a list of all upcoming BSO concert broadcasts here.

For the full schedule of Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood concerts, visit the BSO Box Office.

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Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday, October 5, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, October 14)
8:00 PM

Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the bucolic Czech grace that is Smetana's Má Vlast and a cosmic orchestral adventure by James Lee III, now available on demand.

Augustin Hadelich
Luca Valentina

Saturday, September 28, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, October 7)
8:00 PM

The GRAMMY-winning violinist is the soloist in Beethoven's Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducts the next chapter in the BSO's ongoing series of Strauss recordings: the composer's Symphonia domestica.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019
(encore broadcast Monday, September 30)
8:00 PM

A new Boston Symphony season begins, as Andris Nelsons conducts a world premiere by Eric Nathan, as well as works by Poulenc and Beethoven that features pianists Lucas and Arthur Jussen, soprano Nicole Cabell, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, September 14, 2019
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast, Kirill Gerstein is the guest soloist in a world premiere piano concerto by BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès, with Adès himself conducting a program that includes the devilish dancing of Liszt's "Mephisto Waltz" No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.

Herbert Blomstedt
Martin U.K. Lengemann

Saturday, September 7, 2019

In an encore broadcast of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt conducts Brahms's majestic Symphony No. 1, and guest soloist Truls Mørk showcases the lightheartedness of Haydn in his Cello Concerto No. 1.