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Aaron Copland

  • Following its world premiere in 2021, a nearly forgotten work by Leonard Bernstein has now been released on a commercial recording, along with an additional movement of the piece discovered in 2022 and rarely heard music by Bernstein’s mentor, Aaron Copland.
  • Xian Zhang leads the BSO in a pastoral program including Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, "From the New World."
  • July 22nd is National Cowboy Day. We've got music for that!
  • 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.
  • In the midst of the Oscar awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, classical music has always been a star performer.
  • Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the Berkshires to lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Copland’s inspirational Symphony No. 3, and pianist Alexander Malofeev is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s mighty Piano Concerto No. 3.
  • WCRB In Concert features a Leonard Bernstein world premiere at Tanglewood and seaside chamber music from Cape Cod.
  • “Sweet Home, Alabama,” “New York, New York,” “My Kind of Town, (Chicago Is),” “I Left My Heart (in San Francisco),” “Georgia on My Mind.” No matter the song category … home is where the heart is.
  • As warm summer turns to cooler autumn, we backyard gardeners start closing out the little patches that gave us purpose – and sore backs – throughout the growing season. There’s music for that!
  • The superstar violinist is the soloist in the world premiere of John Williams’s Violin concerto No. 2, led by the composer, and Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO in 20th- and 21st-century pieces by Copland, Stravinsky, and Jessie Montgomery.