Boston Symphony Orchestra - Sunday Classical
Concerts from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2012-13 Season will be heard from 1 - 3 p.m. on 88.5FM WFCR* during the station's Sunday classical music line up.
"The Boston Symphony Orchestra has lined up an impressive series of soloists for their fall broadcast season, with repertoire both familiar and varied enough to satisfy all," says New England Public Radio's Music Director, John Montanari. "Add in the US premiere of a premiere composer's latest -- Kaija Saariaho's 'Cirle Map' -- and Ravel's endearing, moving one-act opera 'L'enfant et les sortilèges' ('The Child and the Spells'), and you've got unusually fresh and engaging programs from Symphony Hall."
The Sunday afternoon concerts are co-hosted by Classical New England's Ron Della Chiesa and Cathy Fuller. Classical New England is the classical music service of WGBH in Boston.
BSO October 13:
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Stéphane Denève, conductor
PROKOFIEV - Suite from The Love for Three Oranges
SHOSTAKOVICH - Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 107, Richard Sebriing, horn
R. STRAUSS - Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40, Malcolm Lowe, violin
Sunday, Oct. 20
Composer and conductor Thomas Adès returns to Symphony Hall to lead the BSO in The Hebrides Overture, his own Polaris, the Orchestral Set No. 2 by Ives, and César Franck's Symphony in D minor.
Sunday, Oct. 27
BSO Music Director Designate Andris Nelsons returns to Symphony Hall to conduct Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms, and Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25.
Sunday, Nov. 3
Mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and tenor Michael Schade are the soloists in Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, and Daniel Harding conducts the BSO in the American premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Speranza, a BSO co-commission.
Sunday, Nov. 10
Charles Dutoit leads the BSO in Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Elgar's Enigma Variations, and Gautier Capuçon, Daniel Müller-Schott, and Arto Noras are the soloists in Penderecki's Concerto Grosso No. 1 for three cellos and orchestra.
Sunday, Nov. 17
The Tanglewood Festival Chorus sings Benjamin Britten's War Requiem with the BSO, soprano Tatiana Pavlovskaya, tenor John Mark Ainsley, baritone Matthias Goerne, and the American Boy Choir, all conducted by Charles Dutoit.
Sunday, Nov. 24
Leonidas Kavakos is both soloist and conductor of a program that includes Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1, the "Classical," and Schumann's Symphony No. 2.
Sunday, Dec. 1
Rafael Frübeck de Burgos conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, the "Pastoral," and Falla's The Three-Cornered Hat, and the BSO's Richard Svoboda is the soloist in the world premiere of Mark Neikrug's Bassoon Concerto, a BSO co-commission.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Peter Serkin is the soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Johannes Brahms, and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos returns to the Symphony Hall podium to conduct the BSO in Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.