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Johannes Brahms

  • 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.
  • In an encore broadcast, legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman is the soloist in Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto, and Dima Slobodeniouk conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 and Unsuk Chin’s “subito con forza.”
  • 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.
  • On his new CD, Benjamin Grosvenor navigates the interior worlds of Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms with heartbreaking empathy and a golden sound.