Classical 99.5 | Classical Radio Boston
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

On Demand

  • On The Bach Hour, the Los Angeles-based violinist performs both parts - each on a different Stradivarius instrument - of one of the composer’s most dramatic concertos.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Andris Nelsons conducts Debussy's "La Mer" and Dima Slobodeniouk leads the TMCO in Sibelius's Second Symphony, part of a program of highlights from the summer of 2023 in the Berkshires.
  • Karina Canellakis leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Bartók’s chilling opera "Bluebeard’s Castle," with mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill and bass-baritone Nathan Berg.
  • Musicians of the Boston Symphony Orchestra introduce their own most memorable recordings with former BSO Music Director Seiji Ozawa.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, highlights from two different performances make for a unexpected blend of the light-hearted and sublime, through works by Mozart, Dohnányi, Mahler, and Louis Spohr.
  • The youngest-ever winner of the Sphinx Concerto Competition is the soloist in Bruch’s spirited Violin Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in works by Felix Mendelssohn and Ethel Smyth.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, buzzing flies, raging fire, and parting seas come to life in Handel's "Israel in Egypt," performed by the H+H chorus and period-instrument orchestra, all led by Artistic Director Jonathan Cohen.
  • Andris Nelsons leads the BSO and soloists in Shostakovich's explosive opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk," with soprano Kristine Opolais, tenors Brendan Gunnell and Peter Hoare, and bass Günther Groissböck.
  • 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.
  • The Miami-based orchestra celebrates the artistic explosion emanating from 1920s New York, with music and poetry inspired by the Harlem Renaissance, on demand.