Holiday Gift Ideas

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gift?
It's the most magical time of year, and we know you're busy! Relax, we're here to help. We've pulled together a list straight from the Boston Pops and BSO store that will help you choose the perfect gift for the music lovers in your life!

Holiday Shipping Schedule
The following shipping deadlines are defined to ensure the best possible opportunity for delivery prior to Christmas.
Domestic - within New England - order by December 20th
Domestic - outside of New England - order by December 17th
International - order by December 5th

Want to shop in person?
The Symphony Shop, located in the Cohen Wing on Huntington Avenue.
Open 3-6pm December 6, 13, 20
Open 11am-6pm December 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23

Holiday Gift Ideas2018 Holiday Pops Tickets
What gift could be better than a magical holiday season celebration at historic Symphony Hall? All concerts include the traditional Pops sing-a-long and a visit from jolly old Santa Claus!


Don't forget we also offer Pre-Concert meal options for all Holiday Pops Performances! Dinners, appetizers and or drink vouchers are available for all Holiday Pops concerts. You can purchase your meal ahead of time with your tickets! More Details >

Home Alone Logo Home Alone in Concert
December 29 & 30

Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment and members of the Wellesley High School chorus! Featuring a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Conductor Laureate and legendary film composer John Williams, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family. 


Holiday Gift Ideas DEC 31, 10:15PM: New Year's Eve with Seth MacFarlane
Ring in the New Year with the Boston Pops on December 31 at 10:15pm. Party the night away with the Boston Pops and very special guest, Seth MacFarlane! There will be a cash bar and several dining options will be available. Doors open at 8:30pm.


Holiday Gift IdeasThe BSO Flex Pass - Give the Gift of Music | $114-$219
The Flex Pass is the ultimate in convenience and choice because it allows you to sample the best the BSO has to offer on your schedule. Flex Pass books contain three vouchers that you can redeem any time up to the performance itself.


2019 Tanglewood Lawn Pass | $190
Purchasing a Lawn Pass Book provides flexibility and savings. No further ticketing is necessary. The books of 11 tickets are valid for all regular and specially priced BSO concerts and Pops concerts in the Koussevitzky Music Shed and Ozawa Hall.


2019 BSO Calendar
Introducing the BSO 2019 Wall Calendar featuring unique imagery of the BSO and Pops at Symphony Hall and Tanglewood and highlighted dates of performances throughout the year.
Size: 8.5 x 11

Purchase Calendar $14.99



Much 86 CD Box SetBERNSTEIN AT 100 - Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood (DVD & Blu-Ray)
The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood spotlights Leonard Bernstein’s wide-ranging talents as a composer, his many gifts as a great interpreter and champion of other composers, and his role as inspiration for a new generation of musicians and music lovers across the country and around the globe.

PURCHASE $29.99-$41.99

Standard DVD Temporarily out of stock, orders will ship mid January

The Night Before ChristmasThe Night Before Christmas Book & DVD
This holiday favorite now comes with a DVD featuring stunning artwork from the book paired with a live performance of original music from the Boston Pops Orchestra. Hardcover with DVD.

Book & DVD $20

Much 86 CD Box Set"Boston Symphony Orchestra: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon," 57-CD Set (CD)
Deutsche Grammophon has released "Boston Symphony Orchestra: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon," a limited-edition, 57-CD boxed set of the label's entire legacy of BSO recordings, reflecting the orchestra's spirit and character over a period spanning the years 1969 to 2017.

57-CD BOX SET $199.95

Pop ornamentTrim your tree with a Pops EP!
Featuring the original artwork from the most recent Christmas CD, A Boston Pops Christmas, Live From Symphony Hall, depicted on a vinyl record!

Purchase ORNAMENT $8.00

Boston Pops Porcelain Ornament
Measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter and comes with a gift box.

Purchase ORNAMENT $17.95

Symphony Hall Porcelain Ornament
Measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter and comes with a gift box.

Purchase ORNAMENT $17.95

Much 86 CD Box SetSymphony Hall Ornament

Purchase Ornament $16.95

Holiday Gift Ideas A Boston Pops Christmas Live from Symphony Hall
Featuring Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops! The album of perennial favorites was recorded live at concerts during the 2012 Holiday Pops season in acoustically celebrated Symphony Hall in Boston.

CD $17.95

DIGITAL $10.99-$13.99


Holiday Gift IdeasSleigh Ride
Featuring Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops!

CD $16.99

Holiday Gift Ideas12 Days of Christmas
Featuring Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops! This is the traditional "The 12 Days of Christmas" with excerpts from other popular songs skillfully integrated within the melody and lyrics!

DIGITAL $3.99 - $4.99

Holiday Gift IdeasWhite Christmas
Featuring Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops!

CD $16.99

Holiday Gift IdeasAndris Nelsons: Shostakovich - Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphonies 5, 8, 9 Two-Disc Set (CD)
For their second release on Deutsche Grammophon-following upon their Grammy-winning recording of the Symphony No. 10-Andris Nelsons and the BSO are heard in live performances of Dmitri Shostakovich's popular, pre-war Fifth Symphony, the darkly compelling mid-war Eighth, and the elusive, post-victory Symphony No. 9, plus excerpts from Shostakovich's incidental music for a farcical 1932 Moscow production of "Hamlet."

CD $21.98

Holiday Gift IdeasBoston Symphony Orchestra: Wagner and Sibelius
The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons are very pleased to announce their first compact disc recording, a BSO Classics release pairing the overture to Wagner's Tannhäuser and the Symphony No. 2 of Jean Sibelius. Both works are taken from concert performances earlier last season at Symphony Hall-the Wagner from Maestro Nelsons' inaugural concert as music director on September 27, 2014, the Sibelius from his BSO program of November 6-11.

CD $17.95

DIGITAL $9.99-$10.99

Holiday Gift IdeasAndris Nelsons: Shostakovich - Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10
In their inaugural release on Deutsche Grammophon, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Andris Nelsons are heard in live performances of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 and the Passacaglia from his opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk."

CD $17.95

Holiday Gift IdeasAndris Nelsons: Shostakovich Symphonies 4 and 11 (“The Year 1905”) Two-Disc Set (CD)
We are excited to offer this latest installment in Andris Nelsons and the BSO's complete Shostakovich symphony cycle on Deutsche Grammophon.

CD $21.95

Holiday Gift IdeasGift Certificate
Can't decide, try a gift certificate. Gift certificates may be used toward the purchase of tickets (subject to availability) to any Boston Symphony Orchestra or Boston Pops performance at Symphony Hall or Tanglewood. Gift certificates may also be used at the Symphony Shop to purchase merchandise.