Holiday Pops

Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Program:

John Castillo, the baritone we all love, in his first holiday program.
Holiday favorites, classical and popular.
Carol sing-along, Santa’s annual visit, and winner of Two Front Teeth Contest, plus Leslie Holmes, soprano

More Favorites

Sun, Feb 09, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Program:

* Gershwin Three Preludes for Orchestra
* Mozart “Dove sono” from Marriage of Figaro
* Dvorak “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka
* Gounod “Jewel Song” from Faust
Elaine Daiber, soprano
* Brahms Symphony no. 2 in D

Pre-concert talk by Leslie Holmes, begins at 2:15 p.m.

Family Concert

Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Program:

Winner of the WSO Michael H. Welles Young Soloist Competition.
Selections from father and son composers Stephen Gerber and Douglas Gerber.
Popular classics to remember and more surprises. Narrated piece TBA. Wonderful instrument petting zoo – great opportunity for the kids to explore all the instruments of the orchestra up close.
Brian Hagar-McKee, host

Season Finale! and What a Finale!

Sun, May 03, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Join us for our Season Finale concert for our 71st Season!

Program:

* Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite
* John Williams: Four Film Themes for Oboe, Strings and Harp
arranged specially by John Williams for Keisuke Wakao, Principal Oboe, Boston Pops
- Sabrina
- “Flying Theme” from E. T.
- Schindler’s List
- “The Days Between” from Stepmom
* Mussorgsky arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Pre-concert talk by Leslie Holmes, begins at 2:15 p.m.

Earlier this season

Classical Masterpieces

Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Program:

* Prokofiev “Lieutenant Kije Symphonique Suite”
* Schubert Symphony no. 8 “Unfinished”
* Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Ya- Fei Chuang, piano

Pre-concert talk by Leslie Holmes, begins at 2:15 p.m.

Centennial Celebration

Sun, Oct 06, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Join us for our Season Opening concert for our 71st Season!

Program:

* Debussy “Fêtes” from Nocturnes
* Elgar Cello Concerto (1919)
Celebrating the Centennial of Premiere Jonathan Miller, BSO cellist (retired) playing the famous 1700 Goffriller cello used in the first performance 100 years ago
* Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor Pre-concert talk by Leslie Holmes, begins at 2:15 p.m.

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