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CRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall with host Ron Della Chiesa every Saturday at 8pm.

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  • Banks is the soloist in Henri Tomasi’s sultry, atmospheric Saxophone Concerto, and Earl Lee conducts two works that explore the power of fate, César Franck’s Le Chasseur maudit, or "The Cursed Hunter," and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
  • Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in György Ligeti's kaleidoscopic Piano Concerto in a celebration of the Hungarian composer's centennial, and Thomas Adès leads the BSO in Stravinsky’s "Orpheus," Franz Liszt’s "Les Préludes," and Adès's own "Tevot."
  • Hannu Lintu leads the BSO in Peter Lieberson’s "Drala" and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4, as well as Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto, with soloist Leonidas Kavakos.
  • Performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the first time, Joana Mallwitz conducts Kodály’s "Dances of Galánta" and Schubert's Symphony No. 9, and Anna Vinnitskaya, also in her debut, is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s beloved Piano Concerto No. 1.
  • In an encore broadcast, BSO Assistant Conductor Earl Lee conducts Unsuk Chin’s powerful tribute to Beethoven, "subito con forza," and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 2, as well as Mozart’s brooding Piano Concerto No. 20, with soloist Eric Lu in his Boston Symphony debut.
  • Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 with soloist Paul Lewis, as well as Hannah Kendall’s "The Spark Catchers" and James Lee III’s "Freedom’s Genuine Dawn," with narrator Thomas Warfield.
  • Yo-Yo Ma is the soloist in Shostakovich’s powerfully emotional cello concertos, and Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony No. 22, the "Philosopher," and Iman Habibi’s "Zhiân."
  • Andris Nelsons begins his 10th season as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director with works by Beethoven, Richard Strauss, and Arturs Maskats, as well as Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, with soloist Rudolf Buchbinder.
  • In an encore broadast, British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes his Boston Symphony debut with Ernest Bloch’s "Schelomo," and Andris Nelsons conducts the world premiere of Carlos Simon’s "Four Black American Dances" and Beethoven’s poetic Symphony No. 7.
  • In an encore broadcast, Karina Canellakis takes up her baton at Symphony Hall for the very first time in a folk-inspired Boston Symphony program that features Dvořák’s "The Wood Dove" and Lutosławski’s Concerto for Orchestra, and Nicola Benedetti makes her BSO debut with Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 2.