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Ludwig van Beethoven

  • Ring in the new year with CRB and the Boston Symphony Orchestra with timeless waltzes by Lanner and Strauss and Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll," capped off with Beethoven's eternal Symphony No. 9 — all conducted by Erich Leinsdorf.
  • We’re heading to the malls or going online to get the “perfect” gift for those we love. Classical composers gift a little differently.
  • In an encore broadcast from the 2021 Tanglewood season, 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.
  • The American violinist returns to the Boston Symphony as the soloist in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, and Alan Gilbert conducts the American premiere of a work by Bernard Rands and Debussy’s "La Mer."
  • French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is the soloist in Liszt's acrobatic Piano Concerto No. 2, plus Andris Nelsons conducts an American premiere by Augusta Read Thomas and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4.
  • In a return to concerts at Symphony Hall after 19 months, Anne-Sophie Mutter is the soloist in John Williams’s Violin Concerto No. 2, led by the composer, and 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.
  • 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 timeless Symphony No. 5.
  • 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.