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Boston Symphony Orchestra
Sundays 1 - 3 p.m. on NEPM Classical

NEPM brings you performances from Symphony Hall every Sunday at 1 p.m. from September to June on Classical NEPM.

Sunday, December 3
Earl Lee, conductor
Steven Banks, saxophone

FRANCK Le Chasseur maudit
TOMASI Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Sunday, December 10
(recorded April 8, 2023)
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Caroline SHAW Punctum
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G

Sunday, December 17
(recorded February 18, 2023)
Lahav Shani, conductor 
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, Classical
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, Egyptian
RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances

Sunday, December 24

Sunday, December 31
(recorded April 22, 2023)
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Golda Schultz, soprano

SIBELIUS Luonnotar
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 1
Thomas ADÈS Air, for violin and orchestra (American premiere;
BSO co-commission)
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

Sunday, January 7
(recorded September 23, 2022)

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Lorelei Ensemble, Beth Willer, conductor

John WILLIAMS A Toast!
J.S. BACH Piano Concerto in A, BWV 1055
Jessie MONTGOMERY Rounds, for piano and string orchestra
HOLST The Planets

Sunday, January 14
Highlights from recent BSO recordings
Andris Nelsons, conductor (Shostakovich, Brahms)
Thomas Adès, conductor (Adès)
Sakari Oramo, conductor (Busoni)
Kirill Gerstein, piano (Adès, Busoni)

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
ADÈS Concerto for Piano and Orchestra:
I. Allegramente
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
WILLIAMS Music for Brass
BUSONI Piano Concerto in C: IV. Tarantella SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1

Sunday, January 21
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Tania LEÓN New work
(world premiere; BSO co-commission)
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the left hand
STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring

Sunday, January 28
(recorded October 29, 2022)
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Sunday, February 4
Andris Nelsons, conductor 
Kristine Opolais, soprano (Katerina Izmailova) 
Pavel Černoch, tenor (Sergei)Sergei Skorokhodov, tenor (Zinovy Izmailov) 
Günther Groissböck, bass (Boris Izmailov and Ghost of Boris) 
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

SHOSTAKOVICH Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 

Sunday, February 11
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Randall Goosby, violin

SMYTH Overture to The Wreckers
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5, Reformation

Sunday, February 18
Karina Canellakis, conductor 
Alisa Weilerstein, cello 
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Johannes Martin Kränzle, bass-baritone 

HAYDN Cello Concerto in C
BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle

Sunday, February 25
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yunchan Lim, piano

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
CHAUSSON Symphony in B-flat

Sunday, March 3
(recorded February 4, 2023)
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Amber Wagner, soprano (Elisabeth)
Marina Prudenskaya, mezzo-soprano (Venus) 
Klaus Florian Vogt, tenor (Tannhäuser) 
Christian Gerhaher, baritone (Wolfram) 
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

ALL-WAGNER program
Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser 
Tannhäuser, Act III

Sunday, March 10
John Storgårds, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Outi TARKIAINEN Midnight Sun Variations 
NIELSEN Violin Concerto
SIBELIUS The Oceanides and The Bard

Sunday, March 17
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor 
Georgia Jarman, soprano
Actors from Concert Theatre Works 
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

GRIEG Peer Gynt

Sunday, March 24
Mark Elder, conductor 
Blaise Déjardin, cello 
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

RAVEL Mother Goose (complete)
Elena LANGER The Dong with a Luminous Nose, for cello, chorus, and orchestra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
DVOŘÁK The Noonday Witch
JANÁČEK Sinfonietta

Sunday, March 31
Clark Rundell, conductor
esperanza spalding, vocalist and bass
Leo Genovese, piano
Terri Lyne Carrington, drums
Dayna Stephens, saxophone

A Symphonic Celebration: Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter
Midnight in Carlotta’s Hair,
Forbidden Plan-iT
Excerpts from ...(Iphigenia)
Gaia, for jazz quartet and orchestra

Sunday, April 7
Domingo Hindoyan, conductor
Pablo Ferrández, cello

Roberto SIERRA Symphony No. 6 (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
ELGAR Cello Concerto
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7

Sunday, April 14
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Anna CLYNE Color Field
WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
LISZT Prometheus
SCRIABIN Prometheus, Poem of Fire, for piano, color organ, chorus, and orchestra

Sunday, April 21
Andris Nelsons, conductor 
Yuja Wang, piano 
Cécile Lartigau, ondes Martenot 

MESSIAEN Turangalîla-symphonie

Sunday, April 28
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin

MOZART Symphony No. 33
BRAHMS Violin Concerto

Sunday, May 5
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Thomas Rolfs, trumpet

Sofia GUBAIDULINA Prologue for Orchestra 
(American premiere; BSO co-commission)
Detlev GLANERT Trumpet Concerto
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4

Sunday, May 12
Andris Nelsons, conductor
J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
John Relyea, bass-baritone
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

BERLIOZ Roméo et Juliette