BSO Live Summer Series

Jun 11, 2018

This summer, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be broadcasting performances recorded live in previous years at Tanglewood and Boston Symphony Hall. Full schedule below.

All performances are by the Boston Symphony Orchestra except where noted.

June 2

Thomas Adès, conductor 
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano 
Mark Stone, baritone

BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem 
SIBELIUS Tapiola 
Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra

Recorded on November 5, 2016, at Symphony Hall in Boston

June 9

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organ

BARBER Toccata Festiva
Terry RILEY At the Royal Majestic, for organ and orchestra
ELGAR Enigma Variations

Recorded on January 14, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

June 16

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, violin

Julian ANDERSON Incantesimi
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Recorded on August 12, 2017, at Tanglewood

June 23

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violin

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, Classical
WEINBERG Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Recorded on January 21, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

June 30

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, piano

Julian ANDERSON Incantesimi
SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
SCHUBERT Symphony in C, The Great

Recorded on January 28, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

July 7

Ken-David Masur, conductor
Renée Fleming, soprano

IVES The Unanswered Question
STRAUSS Four Last Songs
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Recorded on July 16, 2016, at Tanglewood

July 14

Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, Classical
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)

Recorded on July 17, 2016, at Tanglewood

July 21

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Raquel Lojendio, soprano

TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
FALLA The Three-cornered Hat (complete)

Recorded on July 23, 2016, at Tanglewood

July 28

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

CORIGLIANO Fantasia on an Ostinato
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Recorded on July 30, 2016, at Tanglewood

August 4

Giancarlo Guerrero, conducto
Ingrid Fliter, piano

ADAMS Harmonielehre                               
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Recorded on August 6, 2016, at Tanglewood

August 11

David Afkham, conductor
Igor Levit, piano

BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4

Recorded on August 14, 2016, at Tanglewood

August 18

Michael Stern, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

BERNSTEIN Symphonic Suite from On The Waterfront
HAYDN Cello Concerto in C
WILLIAMS Heartwood, for cello and orchestra
WILLIAMS Rosewood and Pickin', for solo cello
RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

Recorded on August 27, 2016, at Tanglewood

August 25

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano
Ruxandra Donose, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Kaiser, tenor
Wilhelm Schwinghammer, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

COPLAND Quiet City
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9

Recorded on August 28, 2016, at Tanglewood

September 1

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Bejun Mehta, countertenor
Lorelei Ensemble, Beth Willer, artistic director

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
BENJAMIN Dream of the Song
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique

Recorded on February 11, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

September 8

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

SCHULLER Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat, K.482
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, Eroica

Recorded on February 18, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

September 15

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin
Harriet Krijgh, cello
Elsbeth Moser, bayan

Sofia GUBAIDULINA Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and bayan
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7, Leningrad

Recorded on February 25, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

September 22

Sakari Oramo, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
Men of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 3
BUSONI Piano Concerto

Recorded on March 11, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston

September 29

Bernard Haitink, conductor
Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

HAYDN Symphony No. 60, Il distratto
DEBUSSY Nocturnes
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Recorded on March 18, 2017, at Symphony Hall in Boston