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The Recording Legacy of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

An aerial shot of Symphony Hall. It's a old-fashioned brick building with eight white pillars in the front. The sky is pink and blue as the sun sets, and the streets around the building glow with city lights and the blur of traffic.
Stu Rosner
Symphony Hall

Saturday, January 6th, 2024
8:00 PM

This encore broadcast celebrates the BSO's rich recording discography, centered on Johannes Brahms's Symphony No. 2 and Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 with Music Director Andris Nelsons, plus works by Thomas Adès and Ferruccio Busoni.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Thomas Adès, conductor (Adès)
Kirill Gerstein, piano (Adès, Busoni)
Sakari Oramo, conductor (Busoni)

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
Thomas ADÈS Concerto for Piano and Orchestra: I. Allegramente
Johannes BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
Ferruccio BUSONI Piano Concerto in C: IV. Tarantella

This program was originally broadcast on May 7th, 2022, and is no longer available on demand.

Recordings courtesies of Deutsche Grammophon, BSO Classics, Oberlin Music, and Myrios.