The Archives contains thousands of
photographs dating back to the founding of the orchestra in 1881.
Included are photographs of conductors, musicians, and guest
Three of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Music Directors
This photo is of Boston Symphony
Orchestra Music Directors Eric Leinsdorf, 1962-1969; Pierre
Monteux, 1919-1924; and Charles Munch, 1949-1962.
Boston Symphony Orchestra String Choir 1923-24 Season
The BSO String Choir-- the BSO
principal players: (seated, left to right) Georges Fourel, Richard
Burgin (Concertmaster), Jean Bedetti, Albert Holy; (standing, left
to right) Julius Theodoriwicz and Fernand Thillois.
Music Director Erich Leinsdorf Greets New Orchestra Musicians
(Left to right): Erich Leinsdorf,
Giora Bernstein (violin, 1963-1967), Thomas Gauger (percussion,
1963-present), Luis Leguia (cello, 1963-present), Burton Fine
(violin, 1963-1964; viola, 1964-present), and Tom Newell (horn,
Violinist Yehudi Menuhin with Conductor Pierre Monteux
September 20, 1956
BSO conductor Pierre Monteux and
violinist Yehudi Menuhin backstage at the Theatre de Champs-Elysees
in Paris after a performance dedicated to the memory of the
foremost Romanian composer and violinist Georges Enesco--Menuhin
performed Brahms' Violin Concerto. Photograph by Ed Fitzgerald, BSO