Dmitri Shostakovich

Daniil Trifonov
Dario Acosta / Deutsche Grammophon / Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (encore Monday, May 6)
8:00 PM

The Russian pianist is the guest soloist in Rachmaninoff's towering and lyrical Piano Concerto No. 3, and Andris Nelsons and the BSO continue their comprehensive journey through Shostakovich's complete symphonic repertoire with the composer's Symphony No. 15.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Lars Borges

On WCRB’s CD of the Week, 19-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason looks back to his greatest musical inspirations growing up, from teachers to legendary cellists.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Courtesy of HarrisonParrott

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (encore Monday, April 2)
8:00 PM

The French pianist joins the BSO for Bernstein's jazz-inflected take on modern existentialism, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's massive Symphony No. 4.

Andris Nelsons conducting the BSO
Marco Borggreve / BSO

Saturday, February 3, 2018 (encore Monday, February 12)

8:00 PM

The wind players of the Boston Symphony perform one of Mozart's most graceful creations, the Gran Partita, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's emotionally gripping Symphony No. 14.

Gidon Kremer (left) and Mieczesław Weinberg (right)
Kremer: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos; Weinberg: Tommy Persson/ECM

The highly personalized expressions of Soviet composer Mieczysław Weinberg are one of the most compelling parts of the ECM Records catalog, which has just become available across digital platforms.

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