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The Boston Symphony Orchestra
Saturdays at 8pm

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

To learn about BSO NOW, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's online programs for the 2020-2021 season, hear an interview with Music Director Andris Nelsons, and visit the BSO Box Office.

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

Upcoming Broadcasts
  • Kicking off the 2021-2022 BSO season, superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter returns as the soloist in John Williams’s new violin concerto, with the composer himself conducting, plus Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven and Bartók.
  • The Dutch piano duo takes center stage in Mozart’s elegant Concerto for Two Pianos, and Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Richard Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration.
  • The Georgian violinist joins the BSO as the soloist in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, alongside Andris Nelsons conducting a threnody to the Finnish composer by William Grant Still, and a work by Richard Strauss.
  • Andris Nelsons navigates the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the powerhouse that is Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3, as well as a modern work by Sofia Gubaidulina, celebrating chaos and resolve.
  • The celebrated electric bassist is the soloist in his own concerto, La Lección Tres, and BSO Artistic Advisor Thomas Wilkins conducts selections from a ballet by Coleridge-Taylor and from Ellington’s The River.
  • The Italian pianist takes the spotlight in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, and Dima Slobodeniouk conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7.
  • BSO Principal Clarinetist William R. Hudgins is the soloist in Mozart’s timeless Clarinet Concerto, plus Ton Koopman and the orchestra perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.
  • The Swedish trumpeter is the soloist in the American premiere and BSO co-commission Towards Paradise by Jörg Widmann, and Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler’s stately Titan Symphony.
  • It’s an evening celebrating the German orchestral mastermind, featuring the Serenade No. 2 and Symphony No. 1, all led by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons.