Concerts from the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-14 Season will be heard from 1 – 3 p.m. on 88.5FM WFCR during the station’s Sunday classical music line up.
The Sunday afternoon concerts are hosted by WCRB’s Ron Della Chiesa. WCRB is the classical service of WGBH-Boston.
Upcoming BSO Performances
Debussy – Nuages and Fetes from Nocturnes — also Rands – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (world premiere), Rachmaninoff – Symphonic Dances Jonathan Biss, piano Robert Spano, conductor
Mozart – Symphony No. 38 — also Mahler – Symphony No. 5 Lorin Maazel, conductor
Glinka – Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla — also Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique Behzod Abduraimov, piano Lorin Maazel, conductor
Brahms – Violin Concerto, Schubert – Symphony No. 9, the "Great" — Christian Zacharias, violin Bernard Haitink, conductor
Mozart – Serenade No. 6 in D, K. 239, "Serenata Notturna" — also Mozart – Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478 and Mozart – Serenade No. 10 in B-flat, K. 361, "Gran Partita"- Menahem Pressler, piano (recorded on Mar. 8)
Beethoven – Leonore Overture No. 3 — also Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2 (recorded on Mar. 13) - Yefim Bronfman, piano - Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
The Very Best of the Boston Pops — Boston Pops - Keith Lockhart, conductor - Highlights include music by Bernstein (Candide Overture), Copland ("Buckaroo Holiday" from Rodeo), and Ellington ("It Don't Mean a Thing").
At the Corner of Broadway and Soul — Billy Porter electrified Broadway audiences last year, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance in the hit Kinky Boots. He has been described as "a force of nature"; in addition to his Broadway roles in Grease, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and Miss Saigon, he is also a recording ...
Cirque de la Symphonie — Boston Pops - Classical favorites come to life through the musical acrobatics of the outstanding Boston Pops musicians and conductor Keith Lockhart.
Gospel Night — Take 6, guest artists - Boston Pops, Charles Floyd returns to lead the Boston Pops and the Boston Pops Gospel Choir in a program of music designed to inspire, delight, and thrill an audience. The virtuosic vocal ensemble Take 6, celebrating their 25th anniversary, joins the orchestra to show why Quincy ...
Film Night — Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams returns for this signature event of the season. Hear cherished and familiar themes from such favorite movie scores as Star Wars, Jaws, and Harry Potter. Mr. Williams will salute some of his illustrious predecessors, whose work influenced him, and in turn he ...
Tanglewood 2014 Preview — includes an Opening Night featuring soprano Renee Fleming, four concerts led by Music Director Designate Andris Nelsons, Mahler's Resurrection Symphony in a performance conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi, and an All-Tchaikovsky concert featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Past BSO Performances
Sibelius – Violin Concerto — also Brahms – Symphony No. 2 Gil Shaham, violin - Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Dvorak – Romance — also Dvorak – Violin Concerto, Beethoven – Symphony No. 3, Eroica Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin Manfred Honeck, conductor
Shostakovich – Violin Concerto No. 1 — also Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5 Baiba Skride, violin Andris Nelsons, conductor
Beethoven – Creatures of Prometheus Overture — also Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2, Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Christian Zacharias, piano and conductor