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Johannes Brahms

  • Conductor Karina Canellakis returns to Tanglewood to lead the BSO and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in rhapsodic music by Brahms and Ravel, and violinist Leonidas Kavakos is the soloist in Chausson’s “Poème” and Ravel’s “Tzigane.”
  • Conrad Tao is the soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2, "The Age of Anxiety", and Dima Slobodeniouk leads the BSO in the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Radius Ensemble, selections from Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Hilary Tann, and Jennifer Higdon embody and celebrate the shimmering natural world.
  • Hahn returns to Symphony Hall as the soloist in Brahms’s Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 33 and Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s "Archora," inspired by the primordial energy of her Icelandic homeland.
  • Venezuelan conductor Domingo Hindoyan makes his BSO debut leading the American premiere of Roberto Sierra's Symphony No. 6, and Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández makes his BSO debut in Edward Elgar’s regal and impassioned Cello Concerto.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Boston Chamber Music Society, an ode to the historic Massachusetts town, Daniel Godfrey’s "Ad Concordiam," is bookended by Beethoven and Brahms.
  • 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.
  • On WCRB In Concert with The Gilmore, pianist Alexandre Kantorow performs music by Brahms, Schubert songs arranged by Liszt, and one of Bach's most emotionally powerful works.
  • Dima Slobodeniouk leads the BSO in John Adams's "Shaker Loops," and pianist Emanuel Ax joins in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1.
  • The Moon helps us keep track of time, of tides, of the ebb and flow of life. And inspires music.