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In Concert
Sundays, 7pm

In Concert captures the wealth of incredible music being performed in and around the Boston area, from the Handel and Haydn Society to Boston Chamber Music Society and beyond. See a full list of broadcast partners here.

Previous and On-Demand Episodes
  • On demand on WCRB with the Boston Early Music Festival, sopranos Amanda Forsythe, Teresa Wakim and Danielle Reutter-Harrah, and bass-baritone Douglas Williams anchor the casts of rarely heard dramatic cantatas by a brilliant composer and colorful character of the 17th century, Alessandro Stradella.
  • On demand, on WCRB In Concert with the Boston Pops, trumpeter Byron Stripling explores a kaleidoscope of legendary jazz voices, from Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.
  • On demand, on WCRB In Concert with the Boston Pops, an epic story of three families whose intertwined fates reflect both the promise and shortcomings of America comes to the stage of Symphony Hall in a new concert version of the Broadway musical, led by Keith Lockhart.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Chameleon Arts Ensemble, music inspired by William Shakespeare takes center stage in colorful works by Korngold, Vaughan Williams, Thomas Adès, and David Matthews, alongside Elgar's Piano Quintet in A minor, his portrait of the majestic beauty of the English countryside, on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Phoenix, Joshua Weilerstein conducts the chamber orchestra in a program that imagines far-off places and fantasy lands, from a fall through the looking glass in Caroline Shaw's "Entr'acte" to a night of revelry in Luigi Boccherini's Madrid and beyond.
  • Available on demand: On WCRB In Concert with the Boston Chamber Music Society, clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois is the soloist in Hummel's venerable Clarinet Quartet and Pierre Jalbert's recent meditation on the sacred and the secular, "Street Antiphons," in a program that also includes Brahms's Piano Quartet No. 2.
  • Available on demand, on WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Václav Luks conducts Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3, the "Eroica," as well as rarely heard music by Wranitzky.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, available on demand, the German pianist plays four of J.S. Bach's intricate, poetic Keyboard Partitas.
  • On demand on WCRB In Concert with Radius Ensemble, works by Nino Rota, Valerie Coleman, Tōru Takemitsu, and Charles Ives illuminate concepts of borders, as well as the rewards of crossing them.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, early works by Felix Mendelssohn and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor form a vibrant counterpoint to the rich sonic landscape of Gabriel Fauré's Piano Trio, one of the composer's last pieces, on demand.