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Benjamin Grosvenor
Andrej Grilc

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor talks about his personal and passionate testament to the visionary spirit of Franz Liszt, prepared and recorded in the dark months of COVID.

It's just the right amount of drama. Also, an investigation into the possibilities of Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved," a Maria Callas Barbie, and the first sounds from a conch shell trumpet in 18,000 years, all ahead!

A rose on a piano keyboard
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What's more romantic than a great piano concerto? A few weeks ago, you voted for your favorites, and we played the top 10 throughout Valentine's Day weekend. Here are the results!

Clockwise from upper left: Andris Nelsons leads the BSO; Beethoven's name above the Symphony Hall proscenium; Hannah Kendall; the BSO performing at Symphony Hall
Symphony Hall and BSO images courtesy of the BSO; Hannah Kendall courtesy of the artist

Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons describes the three online performances he conducts, each of them featuring Beethoven symphonies, and works inspired by them, written by composers of our time.

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Feb 10, 2021

This February, you'll find us listening to a spectrum of new music, from sea shanties to J-Pop! Check out our latest music picks and listen to the full playlist below.