Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Saturday,  March 9, 2019 (encore Monday, March 18)

8:00 PM

Kirill Gerstein is the guest soloist in a world premiere piano concerto by BSO Artistic Partner Thomas Adès, with Adès himself conducting a program that also includes the devilish dancing of Liszt's "Mephisto Waltz" No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

8:00 PM

Seiji Ozawa, conductor

BACH/STRAVINSKY Chorale Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Op. 71
BERLIOZ Overture and "Shepherd's Farewell" from Part 2 of L'enfance du Christ

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (encore Monday, November 19)
8:00 PM

In one of the centerpieces of Russian orchestral grace, Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO in Act II of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," plus the American premiere of a work by Latvian composer Andris Dzenītis.

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II

Andris Nelsons previews the program with WCRB's Brian McCreath:

Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Pavel Antonov

Sunday, April 28, 2019
9:00 PM

Literature comes to life in Tchaikovsky's beautiful 1879 setting of the Pushkin novel, Eugene Onegin, staring legendary baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

Lang Lang
Robert Ascroft / Sony Classical

Friday, July 6, 2018

8:00 PM

Live from the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lang Lang is the guest soloist in Mozart's tempestuous Piano Concerto No. 24, and Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5.

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Lang Lang, piano

MOZART Overture to The Magic Flute
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5