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The Boston Symphony Orchestra
Saturdays and Mondays at 8pm

CRB brings you performances at Symphony Hall, with host Brian McCreath, on Saturdays at 8pm.

To learn more about hearing BSO concerts in person, visit the BSO Box Office.

Hear the BSO Channel in the player above, or listen on the CRB Classical app.

Learn more about the 2024 summer season at Tanglewood and the 2024-2025 season at Symphony Hall.

Learn more about the legacy of BSO Music Director Serge Koussevitzky for the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Watch Beyond the Baton: A Conductor's Journey, a PBS profile of Thomas Wilkins, BSO Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Engagement.

Upcoming Broadcasts
Previous and On-Demand Broadcasts
  • Tonight at 8 in an encore broadcast from the 2023 Tanglewood season, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Beethoven's "Leonore" Overture No. 3 and Orff's "Carmina Burana," starring acclaimed soloists Reginald Mobley, Erin Morley, and Will Liverman.
  • In an encore broadcast from the 2023 Tanglewood season, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Wynton Marsalis's "Herald, Holler, and Hallelujah," Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4, and pianist Daniil Trifonov joins for Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3.
  • At 8pm tonight, in an encore broadcast of the BSO, Andris Nelsons conducts Berlioz's musical depiction of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers, with mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges, tenor Nicholas Phan, bass-baritone John Relyea, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.
  • Thomas Rolfs is the soloist in Detlev Glanert’s eclectic and dramatic Trumpet Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony in works by Gubaidulina and Prokofiev.
  • Hahn returns to Symphony Hall as the soloist in Brahms’s Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 33 and Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s "Archora," inspired by the primordial energy of her Icelandic homeland.
  • Andris Nelsons leads the BSO, pianist Yuja Wang, and ondes Martenot player Cécile Lartigau in Olivier Messiaen's wildly kaleidoscopic expression of love, nature, and spirituality, "Turangalîla-symphonie."
  • Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony in a dazzling program of music by Liszt, Wagner, and Anna Clyne, culminating in Scriabin's depiction of human consciousness, "Prometheus, Poem of Fire," with pianist Yefim Bronfman.
  • Venezuelan conductor Domingo Hindoyan makes his BSO debut leading the American premiere of Roberto Sierra's Symphony No. 6, and Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández makes his BSO debut in Edward Elgar’s regal and impassioned Cello Concerto.
  • Vocalist and bassist esperanza spalding, drummer Terri Lynn Carrington, pianist Leo Genovese, and saxophonist Dayna Stephens join the Boston Symphony in a celebration of the late jazz innovator, composer, bandleader, and saxophonist Wayne Shorter.
  • Elder leads the BSO in Ravel's "Mother Goose" and Dvořák's "The Noonday Witch," as well as a new work by Elena Langer featuring cellist Blaise Déjardin and Janáček's spectacular Sinfonietta.