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still from Pharrell Williams's "Happy" video
Pharrell Williams

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Kirill Gerstein
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, August 8, 2020
8:00 PM

In a Boston Symphony Orchestra encore broadcast from Tanglewood, Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in Rachmaninoff's powerhouse Piano Concerto No. 2, and Ken-David Masur conducts Stravinsky's epic "The Firebird."

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.