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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.

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Learn more about the 2023-2024 season at Symphony Hall.

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

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  • Tonight in an encore broadcast, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins the Boston Symphony for Saint-Saëns’s virtuosic "Egyptian" Concerto, and Israeli conductor Lahav Shani leads the BSO in his Symphony Hall debut with Prokofiev’s "Classical" Symphony and Rachmaninoff’s dazzling "Symphonic Dances."
  • In an encore broadcast, renowned South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho is the soloist in Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, and Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony in Caroline Shaw’s meditative "Punctum" and Stravinsky’s "Petrushka."
  • 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.