Edward Elgar

Truls Mørk
John Boe

Saturday, May 23, 2020
8:00 PM

Saturday at 8pm in an encore broadcast, the Norwegian cellist is the soloist in Elgar's sweeping Cello Concerto, and Dima Slobodeniouk conducts the Boston Symphony in Sibelius's Pohjola's Daughter and Nielsen's Symphony No. 5.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Lars Borges

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s second recording features a collection of touching miniatures in orbit around Elgar's iconic Cello Concerto, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Renée Fleming
Decca / Andrew Eccles

Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 PM

Soprano Fleming and baritone Rod Gilfry are the soloists in The Brightness of Light, a new work by Kevin Puts based on letters between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, with Andris Nelsons and the BSO.

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, June 1, 2019
8:00 PM encore broadcast from Saturday, November 3, 2018

Andris Nelsons, conductor

HAYDN Symphony No. 93
Mark-Anthony TURNAGE Remembering: In Memoriam Evan Scofield (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
ELGAR Enigma Variations

Mark-Anthony Turnage talks with WCRB's Brian McCreath about Remembering: In Memoriam Evan Scofield:

Andris Nelsons previews the program:

A Dreamlike Musical Landscape, with Stephen Hough

Jun 18, 2018
Stephen Hough
Sim Canetty-Clarke

There's a lot to look forward to when Stephen Hough releases a new album: his warm and nuanced playing is often topped off with a delicious dose of liner notes, as revealing and lovingly crafted as the music itself. Hear the swirling textures of his new CD, "The Dream Album," WCRB's CD of the Week.