BSO NOW

Welcome to BSO Now

BSO NOW offers livestream and on-demand performances by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops along with archival concerts and much more!

The BSO’s 2021-2022 season offers new pass options to watch on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, and select Samsung Smart TVs.

How to Purchase a BSO NOW Pass

Choose from several viewing options to access concerts on BSO NOW:

Full Season Access Pass: $100 and includes all new releases through April 22, including Holiday Pops

7-Day Access Pass: $10 (excludes Holiday Pops)

Holiday Pops-only Pass: $30 (This makes a great gift!)

Friends of the BSO, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood receive a special 15% discount on BSO NOW access passes.

Full season and 7-day passes begin at time of purchase and do not renew automatically. Holiday Pops-only passes begin on December 17. 

Information on Complimentary Access:
Corporate Sponsors and BSO Business Partners have complimentary access to BSO NOW. Access is automatic after logging into the streaming portal here.

For any questions about your BSO NOW access, please contact Customer Service at customerservice@bso.org or 617-266-1200. If you are a donor and have questions about your programming access, please contact the Friends of the BSO at friendsofthebso@bso.org.


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An overview of the programming can be found below: 


2021 Holiday Pops Season

Available On-Demand from December 17 – January 16
Rejoice as conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops return for performances filled with holiday music favorites, a timeless Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus himself!

How to Watch Holiday Pops On-Demand

Full season access of BSO NOW programming, with new releases through April 22, including the 2021 Holiday Pops on-demand program, is available for only $100.

A Holiday Pops-only Pass will also be available for $30. Plus, Holiday Pops on-demand also makes a great gift for only $30!


2021-22 BSO Streaming Events

The music lives on through BSO NOW during the BSO's 2021-22 season with live streams, videos on-demand, and archival programs released every month.

Two Live Streams

Streaming Live October 9, 8PM EDT
Available On Demand October 21 - November 20

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos

STRAUSS ‘Love Scene’ from Feuersnot
STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration
MOZART Concerto in E-flat for two pianos, K.365
Download the full Program Notes (PDF)


Streaming Live October 30, 8PM EDT
Available On Demand November 11 - December 11

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Victor Wooten, electric bass

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Suite from the ballet Hiawatha
Victor WOOTEN La Lección Tres, for electric bass and orchestra
ELLINGTON Suite from The River

Free: Concert For Our City

Available On Demand October 14 - November 13*
In this festive community concert, originally recorded on October 3, 2021, at Symphony Hall, Andris Nelsons, Thomas Wilkins, John Williams, and Keith Lockhart lead the BSO and Boston Pops in a wide-ranging program of Beethoven, Bartók, Still, and more. No Access Pass required.

Archival Program

Available On Demand October 28 - November 27*
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Jane Marsh, soprano
Eunice Alberts, contralto
Richard Cassilly, tenor
Thomas Paul, bass
Harvard Glee Club
Radcliff Choral Society
New England Conservatory Chorus

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9
Recorded Live at Symphony Hall October 19, 1965

*Viewable to previous Season Pass holders through Oct. 31.


2021 Tanglewood Streaming Events

All Tanglewood concerts from July 10-August 14 on BSO NOW will be paired with a TLI ShopTalks segment featuring interviews with the artists, available until the end of the performance.


Available On Demand October 7 - November 6
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin

ALL-BRAHMS PROGRAM
   Violin Concerto
   Symphony No. 4
Download the full Program Notes (PDF)


Available On Demand September 30 - October 30
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin

SCHUMANN The Bride of Messina Overture
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K.2193
STENHAMMAR Serenade
Download the full Program Notes (PDF)


Available On Demand September 23 - October 23
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Missy MAZZOLI Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme, for cello and orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4
Download the full Program Notes (PDF)


The Boston Symphony Orchestra extends our warmest gratitude to members of the MAESTRO CIRCLE, HIGGINSON SOCIETY, and BSO BUSINESS PARTNERS for providing vital Annual Support. Thank you for helping to keep the music playing!