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  • On The Bach Hour, John Eliot Gardiner leads the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in the composer's musical confrontation with the capriciousness of life.
  • On The Bach Hour, the composer's "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen" charts a course from dark sorrow to resolute peace in a performance by Collegium Vocale of Ghent and their director, Philippe Herreweghe.
  • It's an evening dedicated to 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 demand.
  • Closing out the 2021-2022 Boston Symphony Orchestra season, BSO Principal Cellist Blaise Déjardin is center-stage in Saint-Saëns's Cello Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons conducts Richard Strauss's panoramic "An Alpine Symphony" and a selection from the composer's "Intermezzo," on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Czech conductor Václav Luks also leads lesser-known music by Voříšek and Bologne, on demand.
  • Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in three works by German composer Richard Strauss, culminating with the nostalgically rich "Symphonia domestica," on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Boston Baroque, it's an evening celebrating the musical voice of Handel, in a program centered on the German composer's Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks, from GBH's Calderwood Studio, on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, it's a celebration of remarkable musical voices across three centuries of women composers, including Fanny Mendelssohn, Florence Price, Gwyneth Walker, and Elizabeth Brown, on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, pianist Jeremy Denk explores the musical and romantic bonds between Brahms and the Schumanns. Then soprano Ying Fang sings light-hearted chansons by Bizet and achingly beautiful songs by Rachmaninoff, plus Schubert's tempestuous "Night and Dreams," on demand.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, guest conductor Laurence Equilbey leads the period instrument ensemble in Louise Farrenc's Symphony No. 3 and Beethoven's ode to Mother Nature, the "Pastoral" Symphony, on demand.