Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
Courtesy of the ensemble

Sunday, September 8, 2019
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with A Far Cry, the GRAMMY-nominated string orchestra performs music that celebrates generations of musical kinship, in works by Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Vivaldi, and Bach.

Nutcracker
Wikimedia Commons

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)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II

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

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

Gil Shaham
Courtesy of the BSO

Saturday, May 26, 2018
8:00 PM

Encore broadcast from Saturday, October 7, 2017

Shaham is the guest soloist in Tchaikovsky's blazing Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons conducts Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

SIERRA Moler
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

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