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Johannes Brahms

Gil Shaham
Chris Lee / Opus 3 Artists

In advance of his IDAGIO-GBH performance on Saturday, April 17, with The Knights, violinist Gil Shaham reveals deeply embedded musical and narrative connections between two foundational concertos.

Mat Hennek

Saturday, April 10, 2021
8:00 PM

In the first of two encore Boston Symphony broadcasts celebrating the German composer, Hélène Grimaud is the soloist in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Symphony No. 2.

Paul Laraia
Courtesy of the Artist

Sunday, March 28, 2021
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with Rockport Music, acclaimed violist Paul Laraia joins the Aizuri Quartet and friends for chamber pieces by Mozart, Dvorák, Bruch, and Brahms, on demand.

Camilla Tilling and Thomas Hampson
Carin Ekblom and Dario Acosta

Saturday, March 20, 2021
8:00 PM

In a 2016 concert, soprano Camilla Tilling and baritone Thomas Hampson are the soloists in Brahms's meditation on loss and consolation, and Yefim Bronfman is the pianist in Widmann's "Trauermarsch," all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Composer's Best Friend

Feb 10, 2021
L-R: Starling, by Wolfgang Hasselman; St. Bernard, by Gian Asuncion; Siamese Cat, by Alex Bertman

We all need companionship, especially these days, something composers and other musicians have known all along.