New England Conservatory

Andrew Hurlbut

This week on the Symphony at 8, we're celebrating the start of another school year with one of Boston's best student orchestras - the New England Conservatory Philharmonia, led by Hugh Wolff.

Join us each weeknight at 8 for extraordinary performances by some of today's most exciting young musicians.

Frank Hulsbroehmer

Feb. 11, 2015

Kyle Orth, piano
NEC Philharmonia, Hugh Wolff, conductor

Stravinsky - Fireworks, Op. 4
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 26
R. Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28

This concert is no longer available.

Choirs from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Back Bay Brass, and other guest artists come together in WCRB's Fraser Performance Studio for a centennial commemoration of Benjamin Britten's birth, featuring the English composer's Ceremony of Carols, recorded on Dec. 5, 2013.

On the program:

Samuel Scheidt, arr. Conrad De Jong - Canzona Bergamasca
Back Bay Brass

Benjamin Britten - Ceremony of Carols
New England Conservatory Concert Choir; Krysten Keches, harp; Erica Washburn, conductor

April 24, 2013
New England Conservatory Philharmonia
Hugh Wolff, conductor

Schumann - Symphony No. 1, "Spring"

Borodin - "Polovtsian Dances" from Prince Igor

Glazunov (after Chopin) - Tarentelle, from Chopiniana/Les Sylphides
(USSR Symphony Orchestra, Evgeni Svetlanov, conductor)

Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

This concert is no longer available.

Steven Isenberg

Sir Simon Rattle conducts musicians from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New England Conservatory, and many other organizations in a concert to benefit the breast cancer research organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Joining Rattle and the orchestra is piano soloist Marc-André Hamelin.  The concert took place on Dec. 5, 2010 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall.


Mozart - Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453

Mahler - Symphony No. 5:  IV. Adagietto

Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73