Sergei Rachmaninoff

Skylark Vocal Ensemble and H+H Violinists Aisslin Nosky, Susanna Ogata, and Adriane Post
Sasha Greenhalgh / Handel and Haydn Society

On WCRB In Concert with the Skylark Vocal Ensemble, the choral group performs the meditative Vespers by Rachmaninoff, and the Handel and Haydn Society performs two of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.

Yefim Bronfman
Frank Stewart

Saturday, February 8, 2020
(encore broadcast Monday, February 17)
8:00 PM

In an encore broadcast from Tanglewood, Yefim Bronfman is the soloist in the gentle giant that is Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and Dima Slobodeniouk leads the BSO in the unique Scandinavian charm of Sibelius’s Symphony No. 1.

Garrick Ohlsson
Dario Acosta

Saturday, May 18, 2019
8:00 PM

Garrick Ohlsson joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1, encapsulating the full spectrum of human expression, and Ken-David Masur leads works by Harbison and Prokofiev.

Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, December 15
8:00 PM

Encore broadcast from Friday, August 3, 2018

In an encore broadcast from the BSO's 2018 summer season at Tanglewood, Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in Rachmaninoff's powerhouse Piano Concerto No. 2, and Ken-David Masur conducts Stravinsky's epic "The Firebird."

Ken-David Masur, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

GLINKA Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete)

Michael Tilson Thomas
Art Streiber

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7:00 PM

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas joins forces with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Mahler's epic "Titan" Symphony along with his own piece, and Igor Levit is the guest soloist in Rachmaninoff's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini."

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Igor Levit, piano

Michael TILSON THOMAS Agnegram
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
MAHLER Symphony No. 1, Titan

Hear a preview of the concert with Michael Tilson Thomas:

See a behind the scenes documentary on the production of Michael Tilson Thomas's Keeping Score: Mahler:

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