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The Boston Symphony Orchestra returns to WXXI Classical in October 2020

BSO at Tanglewood

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 Stripes (Arthur Fiedler, John Williams, Eric Leinsdorf, Keith Lockhart, cond)

10/13    Early repertoire (1881) and a Grammy Schubert: Rosamunde: Ballet Music #1 and #2 Shostakovich: Symphony #9 Brahms: Tragic Overture Schumann: Symphony #4 Mendelssohn: Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Davis, Nelsons, Munch, Leinsdorf and Ozawa, cond)

10/20    Copland & Saint-Saens, April 1959 Copland: Appalachian Spring Beethoven: Symphony #8 Rachmaninov: Isle of the Dead Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony (Copland, Leinsdorf, Koussevitzky and Munch, cond)

10/27    Great Soviet soloists Chausson: Poeme Beethoven: Piano Concerto #1 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto #2 Kodaly: Peacock Variations (Oistrakh, v; Richter, p; Rostropovich, c; Munch, Ozawa and Leinsdorf, cond)