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Introduction to BSO Telecast performance, 1963

Erich Leinsdorf led the Boston Symphony Orchestra's first performances of Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony on October 19 and 20, 1962 at Symphony Hall. Following the first performances in Boston, further performances were given during the 1962-1963 Season in Providence, Boston, Brooklyn, New Haven, New York, and Cambridge. The BSO's January 16, 1963 performance at Sanders Theater in Cambridge was telecast by WGBH, WENH (Durham, NH), and WCBB-TV (Augusta, ME).