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Ludwig van Beethoven

  • BSO Principal Clarinetist William R. Hudgins is the soloist in Mozart’s timeless Clarinet Concerto, plus Ton Koopman and the orchestra perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.
  • Kicking off the 2021-2022 BSO season, superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter returns as the soloist in John Williams’s new violin concerto, with the composer himself conducting, plus Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven and Bartók.
  • In an encore broadcast of the final concert of the 2019 Tanglewood season, Giancarlo Guerrero conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Schoenberg's "Peace on Earth" and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, the "Ode to Joy," Saturday at 8pm.
  • Joshua Bell makes his return to the BSO’s summer home as the soloist in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, and Herbert Blomstedt is the guest conductor for the Symphony No. 7.
  • Yefim Bronfman returns to the Berkshires as the soloist in Beethoven’s impassioned Piano Concerto No. 3, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a rhapsodic work by Iman Habibi.
  • Kicking off the 2021 Tanglewood season is an all-Beethoven concert with Emanuel Ax as the soloist in the Emperor Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the timeless Symphony No. 5.
  • Saturday, May 8, 20218:00 PMIn a 2017 concert at Symphony Hall, Bernard Haitink leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Haydn's Symphony No. 60, Debussy's…
  • Sunday, May 2, 20217:00 PMOn WCRB In Concert with Mistral, the local ensemble showcases the rich instrumental variety of chamber music, in a program…
  • Violinist Gil Shaham reveals deeply embedded musical and narrative connections between two foundational concertos.One of them, the singular Violin…
  • Sunday, April 4, 20217:00 PMOn WCRB In Concert with the Boston Chamber Music Society, it's an evening of chamber pieces spanning Europe, with a string…