Classical 91.5

Best of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Seasonal, Tuesdays at 8pm on WXXI Classical 91. and WXXY-FM 90.3

Brian Bell, historian and host of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on WGBH for years, presents this Best of the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, using archival and commercial recordings.  We'll hear concerts by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops commercial recordings and archival recordings from previous seasons at Tanglewood.

12/1 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings Respighi: Feste Romana (Serge Koussevitzky and Seiji Ozawa, cond)

Four great conductors lead Boston's finest on the 11/3 broadcast of The Best of the Boston Symphony. We see Charles Munch, Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink and Seiji Ozawa.

10/6      All-American  Copland: An Outdoor Overture Gershwin: Three Preludes Fine: Toccata Concertante Anderson: A Trumpeter’s Lullaby; Bugler’s Holiday Torke: Javelin Williams: Born on the 4th of July; A Hymn to New England Bernstein: West Side Story Bauduc/Haggart: South Rampart Street Parade Berlin: God Bless America DeSylva/Brown/Henderson: Variations on Varsity Drag Hershy Kay: Stars and Str