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Mar 23
2017
Thursday, 10:30 AM

Open Rehearsal
Berlioz, Pintscher and Beethoven 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

 

BERLIOZ Le Corsaire Overture (9 min)
Matthias PINTSCHER un despertar, for cello and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) (25 min)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral (44 min)

$18.00 - $30.00

Mar 23
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

François-Xavier Roth conducts Berlioz, Pintscher and Beethoven featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

 

BERLIOZ Le Corsaire  Overture (9 min)
Matthias PINTSCHER un despertar, for cello and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) (25 min)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral (44 min)

$30.00 - $104.00

Mar 24
2017
Friday, 1:30 PM

François-Xavier Roth conducts Berlioz, Pintscher and Beethoven featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

 

BERLIOZ Le Corsaire Overture (9 min)
Matthias PINTSCHER un despertar, for cello and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) (25 min)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral (44 min)

Mar 24
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Helzberg Hal- Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Kansas City MO

Artist & Program Information

By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin

For tickets, please visit kauffmancenter.org

Mar 25
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

François-Xavier Roth conducts Berlioz, Pintscher and Beethoven featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

 

BERLIOZ Le Corsaire Overture (9 min)
Matthias PINTSCHER un despertar, for cello and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) (25 min)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral (44 min)

Mar 25
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Hancher Auditorium at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena Iowa City IA

Artist & Program Information

By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin

For tickets, please visit hancher.uiowa.edu

Mar 26
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

FREE Community Chamber Concert
Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley St., Boston, MA 02119

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Artist & Program Information

Si-Jing Huang & Victor Romanul, violins
Michael Zaretsky, viola
Oliver Aldort, cello


PISTON Duo for Viola and Cello
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 7 in F. Op. 59, No. 1

Reserve Your Tickets Online

FREE EVENT

Mar 26
2017
Sunday, 7:30 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Lied Center for the Performing Arts Lincoln NE

For tickets, please visit liedcenter.org

Mar 27
2017
Monday, 8:00 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science Sioux Falls SD

Artist & Program Information

By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin

For tickets, please visit washingtonpavilion.org

Mar 29
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Alain Altinoglu conducts Berlioz, Lalo, Dutilleux and Roussel featuring violinist Renaud Capuçon

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Alain Altinoglu, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

 

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture (9 min)
LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra (33 min)
DUTILLEUX Symphony No. 2, Le Double (29 min)
ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane,Suite No. 2 (21 min)

 


New Wednesday, March 29 All-French BSO Concert Replaces Postponed February 9 Concert

To replace the Boston Symphony Orchestra concert of February 9, 2017, canceled due to severe weather conditions, the orchestra will add a concert to its schedule on March 29, 2017. This concert will be performed in addition to the already scheduled March 30-April 1 program featuring Mr. Altinoglu and Mr. Capuçon.

Patrons with tickets for the postponed February 9 concert, who did not exchange their tickets for an alternative concert, should use their original tickets; they may opt to exchange their tickets for an alternative concert by calling SymphonyCharge at  888-266-1200. 

Mar 30
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Alain Altinoglu conducts Berlioz, Lalo, Dutilleux and Roussel featuring violinist Renaud Capuçon

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Alain Altinoglu, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

 

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture (9 min)
LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra (33 min)
DUTILLEUX Symphony No. 2, Le Double (29 min)
ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane,Suite No. 2 (21 min)

Mar 31
2017
Friday, 1:30 PM

Fenway Community Chamber Concert
Fenway Center at Northeastern University
77 St Stephen Street, Boston, MA 02115 

 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Artist & Program Information

Si-Jing Huang & Victor Romanul, violins
Michael Zaretsky, viola
Oliver Aldort, cello


PISTON Duo for Viola and Cello
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 7 in F. Op. 59, No. 1

Tickets are FREE, and may be reserved by visiting mytickets.northeastern.edu. Remaining tickets will be available at the door.

Tickets Are FREE, and May Be Reserved Through Northeastern University

FREE EVENT

Mar 31
2017
Friday, 7:30 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Auditorium Theatre, Roosevelt University Chicago IL

Artist & Program Information

By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin

For tickets, please visit auditoriumtheatre.org

Mar 31
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Casual Fridays
Berlioz, Lalo and Roussel featuring BSO Musician Tom Siders, Associate Principal Trumpet

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Alain Altinoglu, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

 

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival  Overture (9 min)
LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra (33 min)
ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2 (21 min)

 


Conductor Cam Seating:
Conductor Cam seats are $25.00Please select Orchestra Price Class 5, 6, or 2nd Balcony Center, Price Class 7 for Conductor Cam seats.

 

The Conductor Cam seating allows patrons to watch the conductor from the orchestra's perspective. Screens will be placed in front of these sections.


Tickets include a complimentary pre-concert reception at 7pm and patrons are invited to wear their favorite casual attire. Immediately after the performance, head to Higginson Hall in Symphony Hall's adjacent Cohen Wing for our complimentary post-concert reception with a cash bar and live band.

 

Please select Orchestra Price Class 5, 6, or 2nd Balcony Center, Price Class 7 for Conductor Cam seats.

$25.00 - $45.00

Apr 01
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Alain Altinoglu conducts Berlioz, Lalo, Dutilleux and Roussel featuring violinist Renaud Capuçon

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Alain Altinoglu, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

 

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture (9 min)
LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra (33 min)
DUTILLEUX Symphony No. 2, Le Double (29 min)
ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane,Suite No. 2 (21 min)

Apr 01
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Niswonger PAC Van Wert OH

Artist & Program Information

The Niswonger Gala- Bernadette Peters and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra

For tickets, please visit npacvw.org

Apr 02
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

FREE Community Chamber Concert
Motherbrook Arts and Community Center
123 High St., Dedham, MA 02026

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Artist & Program Information

Robert Sheena, oboe/English horn
Michael Wayne, clarinet
Glen Cherry, violin
Rebecca Gitter, viola
Benjamin Levy, double bass


Rebecca CLARKE Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale, for clarinet and viola
Nicholas URIE Quintet; world premiere, BSO commission
PROKOFIEV Quintet in G minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass, Op. 39

Reserve Your Tickets Online

FREE EVENT

Apr 02
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

Boston Symphony Chamber Players at Jordan Hall
with Elizabeth Fischborn, soprano & David Deveau, piano
Jolivet, Lerdahl, Prokofiev, Crozier and Brahms 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Jordan Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Boston Symphony Chamber Players
with Elizabeth Fischborn, soprano

 

JOLIVET Pastorales de Noël, for flute, bassoon, and harp
Fred LERDAHL Fire and Ice, for soprano and double bass
PROKOFIEV Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass, Op. 39
Daniel CROZIER Masque, for oboe and string trio
BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

$22.00 - $38.00

Apr 02
2017
Sunday, 7:00 PM

The Boston Pops on Tour

Pops

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts Carmel IN

Artist & Program Information

By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin

For tickets, please visit thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Apr 07
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Special Pre-Season Event:
Celebrating John Williams! 

Pops

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Karen Allen, host
 

Be a part of Boston Pops history as we celebrate the legacy of our Laureate Conductor, John Williams. This concert will include over 55 years of material from John's six decades as a film composer and will be recorded for a CD release in the spring. This is your chance to hear not just the great classics, but the rarities like GoodbyeMr. Chips and Towering Inferno. Ticket price includes one complimentary John Williams Tribute CD for every two tickets purchased. CDs will be sent out in May.
 

Please note: seating for this concert will be theatre-style (not tables) on the floor.

One complimentary John Williams Tribute CD for every two tickets purchased. CDs will be sent out in May.

$45.00 - $115.00

Apr 08
2017
Saturday, 10:00 AM

BSO Family Concert Series
Boston Symphony Orchestra
"Common Courtesy: Minding Our Musical Manners"
 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, BSO Germeshausen
    Youth and Family Concerts Conductor
 

BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
PROKOFIEV The Montagues and the Capulets, from Romeo and Juliet
DVOŘÁK Scherzo (Furiant) from Symphony No. 6 in D, Op. 60
WILLIAMS A Whirl Through Academe from Indiana Jones
and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
WILLIAMS Marian's Theme from Raiders of the Lost Ark
KOEHNE Unchained Melody
GRIEG 3rd movement from Piano Concerto in A minor
Andrew Li, 2016 BSO Concerto Competition Winner
SAINT-SAËNS Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

Children 18 and under are FREE, order by calling SymphonyCharge at 617-266-1200, or at the Symphony Hall Box Office.

$20.00

Apr 08
2017
Saturday, 12:00 PM

BSO Family Concert Series
Boston Symphony Orchestra
"Common Courtesy: Minding Our Musical Manners"
 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, BSO Germeshausen
Youth and Family Concerts Conductor


BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
PROKOFIEV The Montagues and the Capulets, from Romeo and Juliet
DVOŘÁK Scherzo (Furiant) from Symphony No. 6 in D, Op. 60
WILLIAMS A Whirl Through Academe from Indiana Jones
and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
WILLIAMS Marian's Theme from Raiders of the Lost Ark
KOEHNE Unchained Melody
GRIEG 3rd movement from Piano Concerto in A minor
Andrew Li, 2016 BSO Concerto Competition Winner
SAINT-SAËNS Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

Children 18 and under are FREE, order by calling SymphonyCharge at 617-266-1200, or at the Symphony Hall Box Office.

$20.00

Apr 08
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Special Pre-Season Event:
Celebrating John Williams! 

Pops

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Karen Allen, host
 

Be a part of Boston Pops history as we celebrate the legacy of our Laureate Conductor, John Williams. This concert will include over 55 years of material from John's six decades as a film composer and will be recorded for a CD release in the spring. This is your chance to hear not just the great classics, but the rarities like GoodbyeMr. Chips and Towering Inferno. Ticket price includes one complimentary John Williams Tribute CD for every two tickets purchased. CDs will be sent out in May.
 

Please note: seating for this concert will be theatre-style (not tables) on the floor.

One complimentary John Williams Tribute CD for every two tickets purchased. CDs will be sent out in May.

$45.00 - $115.00

Apr 09
2017
Sunday, 2:00 PM

Community BSO 101: Listening Up Close
At the Waltham Public Library, 2PM to 3:30
Mozart & Mahler-Speaking to the Heart

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Waltham Public Library Lecture Hall Waltham MA

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS ONLINE

FREE EVENT

Apr 09
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

FREE Community Chamber Concert
Colonial Theatre
111 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Artist & Program Information

Robert Sheena, oboe/English horn
Michael Wayne, clarinet
Glen Cherry, violin
Rebecca Gitter, viola
Benjamin Levy, double bass


Rebecca CLARKE Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale, for clarinet and viola
Nicholas URIE Quintet; world premiere, BSO commission
PROKOFIEV Quintet in G minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass, Op. 39

 

Reserve Your Tickets Online

FREE EVENT

Apr 11
2017
Tuesday, 6:30 PM

A Conversation with Andris Nelsons

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Harvard University, John Knowles Paine Concert Hall Cambridge MA

Artist & Program Information

On Tuesday, April 11, the BSO's Ray and Maria Strata Music Director Andris Nelsons will be the featured guest at an event at Harvard University, in Paine Hall.

The 6:30 panel is free and open to the public.
 

The 6:30 panel is free and open to the public.

FREE EVENT

Apr 12
2017
Wednesday, 5:30 PM

BSO 101: Are You Listening?
Mozart & Mahler-Speaking to the Heart
Marc Mandel to lead discussion. 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Please RSVP to reserve your place for the date or dates you're planning to attend.

FREE EVENT

Apr 13
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart and Bruckner featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466 (28 min)
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6 (54 min)

Apr 14
2017
Friday, 1:30 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart and Bruckner featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466 (28 min)
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6 (54 min)

Apr 15
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart and Bruckner featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466 (28 min)
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6 (54 min)

Apr 20
2017
Thursday, 10:30 AM

Open Rehearsal
All-Mozart Program

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Radu Lupu, piano
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    James Burton, BSO Choral Director and
    Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus 

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (30 min)
MOZART Requiem (55 min)

Apr 20
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts an All-Mozart Program featuring pianist Radu Lupu, vocal soloists, and chorus

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Radu Lupu, piano
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    James Burton, BSO Choral Director and
    Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus   

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (30 min)
MOZART Requiem (55 min)

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$30.00 - $104.00

Apr 21
2017
Friday, 1:30 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts an All-Mozart Program featuring pianist Radu Lupu, vocal soloists, and chorus

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Radu Lupu, piano
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    James Burton, BSO Choral Director and
    Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus   

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (30 min)
MOZART Requiem (55 min)

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$31.00 - $99.00

Apr 22
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts an All-Mozart Program featuring pianist Radu Lupu, vocal soloists, and chorus

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The Sandy Moose and Eric Birch Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Radu Lupu, piano
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    James Burton, BSO Choral Director and
    Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus   

 

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (30 min)
MOZART Requiem (55 min)

Apr 27
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu and Shostakovich featuring violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Sponsored by Hemenway & Barnes, LLP

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

 

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (36 min)
TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings (17 min)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6 (34 min)

Apr 28
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu and Shostakovich featuring violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The Gregory E. Bulger Foundation Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

 

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (36 min)
TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings (17 min)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6 (34 min)

Apr 29
2017
Saturday, 12:00 PM

BSO Family Concert Series
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)
Presto change-o!

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)
Marta Żurad, conductor
Matt Roberts, magician

Children 18 and under are FREE, order by calling SymphonyCharge at 617-266-1200, or at the Symphony Hall Box Office.

$20.00

Apr 29
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu and Shostakovich featuring violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The Alan and Lisa Dynner Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

 

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (36 min)
TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings (17 min)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6 (34 min)

Apr 30
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

FREE Community Chamber Concert
Rockland High School
52 Mackinlay Way, Rockland, MA 02370

Boston Symphony Orchestra

General Admission

Artist & Program Information

Max Levinson, piano
Xin Ding & Victor Romanul, violins
Daniel Getz, viola
Owen Young, cello


FOOTE Ballade for violin and piano, Op. 69
TCHAIKOVSKY String Quartet in B-flat
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
 

This concert will include an Artistic Exchange featuring an ensemble of community musicians from 2:30-2:45pm prior to the BSO musicians' 3pm performance. This is the fifth year of this expanded effort, which is intended to allow the concert afternoon to represent an "exchange" of performances between the BSO and the community, and to highlight the musical strengths and programs of each community.

Reserve Your Tickets Online

FREE EVENT

May 02
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu and Shostakovich featuring violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The Allison G. and William F. Achtmeyer Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

 

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (36 min)
TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings (17 min)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6 (34 min)

May 04
2017
Thursday, 10:30 AM

Open Rehearsal
Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Mahler 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Kristine Opolais, soprano

 

SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to King Lear (13 min)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 (25 min)
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 (58 min)

May 04
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Mahler featuring pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and soprano Kristine Opolais

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mary L. Cornille Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Kristine Opolais, soprano

 

SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to King Lear (13 min)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 (25 min)
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 (58 min)

 

May 05
2017
Friday, 1:30 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Mahler featuring pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and soprano Kristine Opolais

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

The Gilbert Family Concert

 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Kristine Opolais, soprano

 

SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to King Lear (13 min)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 (25 min)
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 (58 min)

 

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$34.00 - $116.00

May 06
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Mahler featuring pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and soprano Kristine Opolais

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Kristine Opolais, soprano

 

SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to King Lear (13 min)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 (25 min)
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 (58 min)

 

May 07
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

Boston Symphony Chamber Players at Jordan Hall
with Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
ALL-RUSSIAN PROGRAM
Stravinsky, Gubaidulina, Weinberg and Shostakovich 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Jordan Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Boston Symphony Chamber Players
with Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

 

STRAVINSKY Octet for flute, clarinet, two bassoons, two trumpets, and two trombones
Sofia GUBAIDULINA Garden of Joys and Sorrows, for flute, viola, and harp
WEINBERG Sonata for solo double bass, Op. 108
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

$22.00 - $38.00

May 10
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Opening Night with Queen Latifah!

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Queen Latifah, special guest

 

Celebrate Opening Night with film and music legend Queen Latifah! With a Grammy award and six nominations for albums in jazz, pop and rap, an Oscar nomination for her role in Chicago, and dozens of other film and television roles, this Renaissance woman defies genres with her compelling voice and presence. Join us for these rare symphonic performances.

May 11
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Queen Latifah

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Queen Latifah, special guest

 

Film and music legend Queen Latifah comes to Symphony Hall! With a Grammy award and six nominations for albums in jazz, pop and rap, an Oscar nomination for her role in Chicago, and dozens of other film and television roles, this Renaissance woman defies genres with her compelling voice and presence. Join us for these rare symphonic performances.

May 12
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

E.T. In Concert

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

 

Relive the magic of Steven Spielberg's great family adventure, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a best picture nominee and one of the most popular films of all time. Thrill to John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by the Boston Pops while the movie plays on the silver screen.

 

™ & © Universal Studios 
Academy Awards © A.M.P.A.S.

 

Boston Pops Films in Concert Series Support provided by the George and Roberta Berry Supporting Organization

May 13
2017
Saturday, 3:00 PM

E.T. In Concert

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

 

Relive the magic of Steven Spielberg's great family adventure, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a best picture nominee and one of the most popular films of all time. Thrill to John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by the Boston Pops while the movie plays on the silver screen.

 

™ & © Universal Studios 
Academy Awards © A.M.P.A.S.

 

 *3pm matinees are 50% off tickets for kids 17 and younger. 

 

Boston Pops Films in Concert Series Support provided by the George and Roberta Berry Supporting Organization

May 13
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

E.T. In Concert

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

 

Relive the magic of Steven Spielberg's great family adventure, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a best picture nominee and one of the most popular films of all time. Thrill to John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by the Boston Pops while the movie plays on the silver screen.

 

™ & © Universal Studios 
Academy Awards © A.M.P.A.S.

 

Boston Pops Films in Concert Series Support provided by the George and Roberta Berry Supporting Organization

May 14
2017
Sunday, 3:00 PM

Mamma Mia!
Mother's Day with the Music of ABBA 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
ARRIVAL From Sweden, special guests


The Boston Pops and ARRIVAL From Sweden celebrate ABBA, one of the world's most successful pop bands. With 500 million records sold and countless hits, you'll be singing and dancing along to Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Waterloo, Fernando and all your favorites! Take the entire family to a pre-concert brunch on Mother's Day.


*3pm matinees are 50% off tickets for kids 17 and younger.

 


Symphony Café is open for Mother's Day Brunch at 12PM to 3PM. Tickets Sold Separately.

The Symphony Café Mother's Day Brunch Reservations can be made by calling Symphony Café at (617) 638-9328 24 hours before the concert date.

$65.00 per person (tax included) + 18% Gratuity
$25.00 per person (tax Included) for kid's 10 and Under + 18% Gratuity
Service Charge of 18% is added to your bill to provide a gratuity for your servers; the entire Service Charge is distributed to Employees involved in providing your service.

Download the 2017 Mother's Day Brunch Menu (PDF)


May 15
2017
Monday, 8:00 PM

Mamma Mia!
Mother's Day with the Music of ABBA 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
ARRIVAL From Sweden, special guests


The Boston Pops and ARRIVAL From Sweden celebrate ABBA, one of the world's most successful pop bands. With 500 million records sold and countless hits, you'll be singing and dancing along to Dancing QueenMamma MiaWaterlooFernando and all your favorites!

 

May 16
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Lights! Camera! Music!
The Magic of John Williams

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


Journey with the Boston Pops through some of the most magical film music by John Williams. Keith Lockhart leads the Pops in classic favorites, as well as gems that you may not know. You'll enjoy music from Hook, Harry Potter, E.T., and many others.

May 17
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Ben Folds

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor 
Ben Folds, special guest

 

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. His genre-bending musical works include pop albums as frontman for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rocks hits, music for film and TV as well as a role as a judge on NBC's The Sing-Off. He joins the Boston Pops for the first time since 2012 to perform his hits and the Boston premiere of his critically acclaimed Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.

VIP Package Available for this Performance

May 18
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Ben Folds

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor 
Ben Folds, special guest

 

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. His genre-bending musical works include pop albums as frontman for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rocks hits, music for film and TV as well as a role as a judge on NBC's The Sing-Off. He joins the Boston Pops for the first time since 2012 to perform his hits and the Boston premiere of his critically acclaimed Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.

VIP Package Available for this Performance

May 19
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Tufts Night
SOLD OUT

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

SOLD OUT

May 20
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Boston University Night
SOLD OUT 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

SOLD OUT

May 23
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Arthur Fiedler Night

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Harvard 50th Reunion Night


Join us for this joyful tribute to the legendary conductor whose name was synonymous with the Boston Pops for nearly fifty years. The program will include Boston Pops favorites from the Fiedler era, and a tribute to the magical film music of Fiedler's successor, John Williams.

May 24
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Lights! Camera! Music!
The Magic of John Williams

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


Journey with the Boston Pops through some of the most magical film music by John Williams. Keith Lockhart leads the Pops in classic favorites, as well as gems that you may not know. You'll enjoy music from Hook, Harry Potter, E.T., and many others.

May 25
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Jaws in Concert

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


The original summer movie blockbuster, with an Academy Award®-winning score that made John Williams a household name, Jaws is the ultimate film-with-live orchestra experience! Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they perform the world premiere of this concert with the entire score in sync with one of the greatest motion pictures of all time.



™ & © Universal Studios
Academy Awards © A.M.P.A.S.

May 26
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Jaws in Concert

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


The original summer movie blockbuster, with an Academy Award®-winning score that made John Williams a household name, Jaws is the ultimate film-with-live orchestra experience! Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they perform the world premiere of this concert with the entire score in sync with one of the greatest motion pictures of all time.



™ & © Universal Studios
Academy Awards © A.M.P.A.S.

May 27
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Harvard 25th Night
SOLD OUT 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor

SOLD OUT

May 31
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

John Williams' Film Night

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

John Williams & Keith Lockhart, conductors


Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams shares the podium with Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart for this signature concert. The brilliant composer and conductor behind films including Jaws, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and the Harry Potter series, brings you a night of some of the most memorable movie music of all time. This is a concert not to be missed!

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$40.00 - $134.00

Jun 01
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

John Williams' Film Night

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

John Williams & Keith Lockhart, conductors


Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams shares the podium with Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart for this signature concert. The brilliant composer and conductor behind films including JawsStar WarsIndiana Jones, and the Harry Potter series, brings you a night of some of the most memorable movie music of all time. This is a concert not to be missed!

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$40.00 - $134.00

Jun 02
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Cirque de la Symphonie

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


Boston Pops is excited for the return of Cirque de la Symphonie's magical fusion of circus with live orchestral music. Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen are among the talented artists who take the stage as the Boston Pops perform their own spectacular musical feats. Don't miss these performances that critics are saying "mesmerize adults and children," with "a breathtaking display of agility and incomparable beauty."

Jun 03
2017
Saturday, 3:00 PM

Cirque De La Symphonie

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


Boston Pops is excited for the return of Cirque de la Symphonie's magical fusion of circus with live orchestral music. Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen are among the talented artists who take the stage as the Boston Pops perform their own spectacular musical feats. Don't miss these performances that critics are saying "mesmerize adults and children," with "a breathtaking display of agility and incomparable beauty."

 

*3pm matinees are 50% off tickets for kids 17 and younger.

Jun 03
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

Cirque de la Symphonie

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor


Boston Pops is excited for the return of Cirque de la Symphonie's magical fusion of circus with live orchestral music. Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen are among the talented artists who take the stage as the Boston Pops perform their own spectacular musical feats. Don't miss these performances that critics are saying "mesmerize adults and children," with "a breathtaking display of agility and incomparable beauty."

Jun 06
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Leslie Odom, Jr., special guest
 

Triple-threat Leslie Odom, Jr. is best known for originating the Tony-winning role of Aaron Burr in the original cast of Broadway's Hamilton, and for his role in the TV series Smash. His recent self-titled album hit #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart. This concert will also feature the winners of the Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition.


 

Limited to no availability Performance. Please call SymphonyCharge for the most up-to-date seating information.

$36.00 - $122.00

Jun 07
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Presidents at Pops - Corporate Gala
Leslie Odom, Jr. 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Leslie Odom, Jr., special guest
 

The original Boston Pops corporate fundraising event, Presidents at Pops celebrates the extraordinary partnership between the corporate community and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Designed specifically for the Boston business community, Presidents at Pops offers leaders from every industry the opportunity to entertain their valued clients, employees, and friends in the company of Boston's top corporations, capped off with a gala performance with Keith Lockhart and the renowned Boston Pops Orchestra. We are delighted to welome original Hamilton star and Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer Leslie Odom, Jr. as this year's special guest artist.


Single concert-only tickets will be Available in May.
For information about corporate gala ticket packages or single tables, please contact Mary Thomson at mthomson@bso.org or 617-638-9278. 

Single concert-only tickets will be Available in May. For information about corporate gala ticket packages or single tables, please contact Mary Thomson at mthomson@bso.org or 617-638-9278.

Jun 08
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

The Beatles & Beyond

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Steve Hackman, conductor
Larry "Cha-Chi" Loprete, host

 

Fifty years ago, four lads from Liverpool changed the course of popular music forever, and their influence still reverberates throughout the music world. Come hear the music of The Beatles-and their many great rock successors-in breathtaking symphonic arrangements, hosted by WZLX Breakfast with the Beatles host, Cha-Chi Loprete.

Jun 09
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

MIT-Tech Night
SOLD OUT 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Steve Hackman, conductor

SOLD OUT

Jun 10
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

The Beatles & Beyond

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Steve Hackman, conductor
Larry "Cha-Chi" Loprete, host

 

Fifty years ago, four lads from Liverpool changed the course of popular music forever, and their influence still reverberates throughout the music world. Come hear the music of The Beatles-and their many great rock successors-in breathtaking symphonic arrangements, hosted by WZLX Breakfast with the Beatles host, Cha-Chi Loprete.

Jun 11
2017
Sunday, 7:00 PM

The Beatles & Beyond

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Steve Hackman, conductor
Larry "Cha-Chi" Loprete, host

 

Fifty years ago, four lads from Liverpool changed the course of popular music forever, and their influence still reverberates throughout the music world. Come hear the music of The Beatles-and their many great rock successors-in breathtaking symphonic arrangements, hosted by WZLX Breakfast with the Beatles host, Cha-Chi Loprete.

Jun 13
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Party with the B-52s and the Boston Pops!

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
The B-52s, special guests 
 

Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, it is well known that the B-52s are The World's Greatest Party Band. Over 20 million albums into their career, there can be no doubt as to why they remain one of rock music's most beloved and enduring bands. The Pops starts the party by playing some of your favorite '80s hits.

Jun 14
2017
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Party with the B-52s and the Boston Pops!

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
The B-52s, special guests 
 

Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, it is well known that the B-52s are The World's Greatest Party Band. Over 20 million albums into their career, there can be no doubt as to why they remain one of rock music's most beloved and enduring bands. The Pops starts the party by playing some of your favorite '80s hits.

Jun 15
2017
Thursday, 8:00 PM

Sondheim on Sondheim

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Sarna Lapine, director
David Loud, music director
Phillip Boykin, Carmen Cusack,
    Gabriel Ebert, and Ruthie Ann Miles, vocalists
Tanglewood Music Center Vocal Fellows

 

Hailed as "a funny, affectionate, and revealing tribute to musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist," the world premiere of the symphonic Sondheim on Sondheim with the Boston Pops is not to be missed! This retrospective of the life and work of America's finest contemporary musical theater creator is told through his own words via film, live performers, and his amazing music. Experience this acclaimed sampling of Sondheim's extraordinary output, now for the first time with lush new arrangements for full orchestra.

Jun 16
2017
Friday, 8:00 PM

Sondheim on Sondheim

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Sarna Lapine, director
David Loud, music director
Phillip Boykin, Carmen Cusack,
    Gabriel Ebert, and Ruthie Ann Miles, vocalists
Tanglewood Music Center Vocal Fellows


Hailed as "a funny, affectionate, and revealing tribute to musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist," the world premiere of the symphonic Sondheim on Sondheim with the Boston Pops is not to be missed! This retrospective of the life and work of America's finest contemporary musical theater creator is told through his own words via film, live performers, and his amazing music. Experience this acclaimed sampling of Sondheim's extraordinary output, now for the first time with lush new arrangements for full orchestra.

Jun 17
2017
Saturday, 8:00 PM

25th Anniversary of
Gospel Night 

Pops

Symphony Hall Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Charles Floyd, conductor
CeCe Winans, special guest


The Boston Pops and the Boston Pops Gospel Choir raise the roof of Symphony Hall for this annual tradition, celebrating its 25th year! The evening's music will have you on your feet and singing along with joy!

Jul 03
2017
Monday, 8:30 PM

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Preview

Pops

Esplanade Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Andy Grammer and Melissa Etheridge, special guests
 

Pop sensation Andy Grammer and American folk rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for the July 3 and 4 concert presentations at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's (DCR) Hatch Memorial Shell located on the Charles River Esplanade. Andy Grammer's current single, "Fresh Eyes," was recently certified gold, is #9 on the iTunes Pop Charts, and has had over 138 million streams on Spotify. Melissa Etheridge's performance on July 4 is something of a homecoming for the artist, as the Oscar and two-time Grammy Award-winning performer is one of Berklee College of Music's most famous alumni. Details about additional featured artists will be released at a later date.

 

NO FIREWORKS DISPLAY ON JULY 3RD

FREE EVENT

Jul 04
2017
Tuesday, 8:00 PM

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Pops

Esplanade Boston MA

Artist & Program Information

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Andy Grammer and Melissa Etheridge, special guests
 

Pop sensation Andy Grammer and American folk rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for the July 3 and 4 concert presentations at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's (DCR) Hatch Memorial Shell located on the Charles River Esplanade. Andy Grammer's current single, "Fresh Eyes," was recently certified gold, is #9 on the iTunes Pop Charts, and has had over 138 million streams on Spotify. Melissa Etheridge's performance on July 4 is something of a homecoming for the artist, as the Oscar and two-time Grammy Award-winning performer is one of Berklee College of Music's most famous alumni. Details about additional featured artists will be released at a later date.

FREE EVENT