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James Burton

  • An incredible cast of soloists joins Michael Tilson Thomas, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
  • Anna Rakitina leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 3, “The First of May,” and violinist Gil Shaham is the soloist in Dvorak’s rustically brilliant Violin Concerto.
  • Pianists Lucas and Arthur Jussen take center stage in the American premiere of Fazil Say’s “Phoenix,” and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and soloists in Brahms’s “A German Requiem.”
  • Soprano Nicole Cabell and baritone Ryan McKinny star in Mozart’s timeless opera, joined by the Boston Symphony, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and a stellar cast of soloists, all led by Andris Nelsons.
  • Antonio Pappano conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Britten’s mighty "War Requiem," with a cast of singers, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir.
  • In an encore broadcast from 2018, and in memory of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and soloists in Mahler's Symphony No. 2, and BSO Choral Director James Burton conducts the TFC in Einfelde's "Lux aeterna," Saturday evening at 8pm.
  • WCRB celebrates one of America's premiere symphonic vocal ensembles in a full week of Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, drawn from three decades of…
  • May 9, 2020In an encore broadcast from 2019, pianists Lucas and Arthur Jussen are the soloists in a concerto by Poulenc, and Andris Nelsons leads the…
  • Saturday, December 21, 20198:00 PMIn an encore broadcast, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Bach's six-part…
  • Friday, July 26, 2019Andris Nelsons leads a signature work of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, along with Shostakovich's rarely-heard Symphony No. 2, and…