BSO 101 at Symphony Hall

BSO 101-a free adult education series at Symphony Hall on Five Wednesday evenings, 5:30-7PM

BSO 101 returns in 2019–20, again offering the opportunity to increase your enjoyment of BSO concerts.

These free Wednesday sessions with BSO Director of Program Publications Marc Mandel and Associate Director of Program Publications Robert Kirzinger, joined by members of the BSO, are designed to enhance your listening abilities and appreciation of music by focusing on upcoming BSO repertoire. In addition, each session is followed by a free tour of Symphony Hall.

Group rates (20 or more people) apply; for details, please call 617-266-1200.

Though admission to the BSO 101 session is free, we request that you make a reservation to secure your place online or by calling SymphonyCharge to RSVP at 888-266-1200. 

RSVP Online

Wednesday, October 16: Sharing Traditions–The BSO and Gewandhausorchester (GHO) Leipzig

Marc Mandel, with BSO violist Danny Kim, who participated in the BSO/GHO Musician Exchange program last season playing with the GHO in Leipzig, and GHO flutist Manfred Ludwig, who is playing with the BSO this fall.

Repertoire to be discussed:
WAGNER Overture to The Flying Dutchman
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, Scottish
SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
SCRIABIN Poem of Ecstasy

Wednesday, November 13: Exploring the New

Wednesday, January 15: Great Concertos

Wednesday, April 1: Musical Worlds