Join us at our annual event celebrating the Healing Art of Music Program! This year, we’ll honor one of our own as the 2018 LSO Community Champion, Dr. Stephen C. Wright. To read more about the evening, including tickets and support options, please click HERE.
Tickets are also available at the Jordan Hall Box Office; please call 617.585.1260 to purchase.
AMILCARE PONCHIELLI Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda
HENRYK WIENIAWSKI Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 22
William Wei, Violin
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5 in D Major/D Minor, Op. 107
Tonight's concert will proceed as scheduled! Despite the slight chance of a passing rain shower early this evening, tonight's concert at the DCR's Hatch Shell will happen as scheduled. We have consulted the most recent forecasts given by our friends at WCVB-TV, and we are cautiously optimistic that the rain will not be a concern during the performance. But just to be safe, we recommend that you bring an umbrella or rain poncho to ensure that you stay dry throughout the course of the evening!
WILLIAMS Star Wars Main Title
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia Thomas Tallis
RAVEL Mother Goose
BIZET Carmen Fantasy for Flute and OrchestraMira Magrill, Flute
BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
WILLIAMS Throne Room and End Title Theme
WILLIAMS Imperial March
- STRAUSS, JR. Voices of Spring, Op. 410
- MOZART Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425 "Linz Symphony"
- HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante in Bb major, Hob. I/105
- STRAUSS, JR. Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314
Benefitting Equal Health
Online seats are limited; please contact the Jordan Hall Box Office (617.585.1260) for additional availability.
- BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
- BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Anna Polonsky, Piano
- BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastorale"
Benefitting Partakers: College Behind Bars
Please call the Jordan Hall Box Office at (617) 585-1260 for tickets or purchase at the door beginning at 7 pm.
- PISTON Serenata for Orchestra
- MILHAUD Le Boeuf sur le Toit, Op. 58
- TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Tessa Lark, Violinist
Benefitting Global Oncology
On October 21st, we'll hold our annual gala at the Boston Hyatt Regency to celebrate our award-winning Healing Art of Music Program. To date, this program has raised over $2,000,000 for more than 50 of Boston's healthcare nonprofits.
This year, we're excited to honor Dr. Susan P. Pauker as the LSO Community Champion. As a former board chair and current violinist, Dr. Susan Pauker has been with us for almost 30 years. She is a beloved educator and mentor at Harvard Medical School and is a visionary leader, prominent pediatrician, geneticist, and passionate proponent of diversity in Boston. Live auction items include:
Viking River Cruise: a breathtaking, 8-day cruise down the Rhine or Danube River generously donated by Viking Cruises and Wayland Travel!
A Celtic Sojourn Experience: enjoy cocktails with host Brian O'Donovan and spend time in the studio during a radio broadcast. Includes tickets to the Christmas Celtic Sojourn concert.
Truro Beach Vacation: a week-long stay at a beautiful beach house in Truro.
A Berkshires Escape: featuring a 4-night stay at Conroy Bed & Breakfast along with Tanglewood tickets and a luncheon with Maestro Ronald Feldman at his home in West Stockbridge.
Warm and Charming Maine Getaway: a week-long stay at an inviting Maine vacation home.
Instant Wine Cellar: 20+ bottles of hand-selected, premium wine.
Five-Minute Maestro: your chance to conduct the LSO at its annual Esplanade concert!
Generously sponsored by:
- BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture Op. 62
- SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759
- MOZART Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297, "Paris Symphony"
- STRAUSS JR. Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314
- STRAUSS JR. Acceleration Waltz, Op. 234
Join us at the DCR Hatch Shell as we announce our 2017-2018 Community Partners!
- STRAUSS Overture to Die Fledermaus
- STRAUSS Czardas from Die Fledermaus
- GUONOD Ballet Music from Faust
- GUONOD Jewel Song from Faust
- PUCCINI O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi
- TCHAIKOVSKY Ballet Waltz from Eugene Onegin
- TCHAIKOVSKY Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin
- BERNSTEIN Danzon from Fancy Free
- PREVIN I Want Magic from A Streetcar Named Desire
- COPLAND Old American Songs
- MENOTTI Steal Me Sweet Thief
- GERSHWIN Bess, You Is My Woman Now from Porgy and Bess
- BERNSTEIN Glitter and Be Gay from Candide
- COPLAND The Promise of Living (excerpt from The Tender Land Suite) from The Tender Land
Yelena Dudochkin, Soprano
Claire Leyden, Soprano
Philip Lima, Baritone
Additional tickets are available by calling the Jordan Hall Box Office at 617.585.1260.
- BACH Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Minor
- BACH Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Major
Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky, Piano
- HANDEL Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 7
- STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
Benefitting Caron New England
Online ticket sales have ended. You may purchase tickets by visiting or calling the Jordan Hall Box Office at 617.585.1260.
- BARBER First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
- BARTOK Viola Concerto
Hsin-yun Huang, Viola
- TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 1 "Winter Dreams"
Join the Longwood Symphony at Boston's iconic Hatch Shell at the Charles River Esplanade! This free concert is brought to you by our good friends at the Landmarks Orchestra and the Free for All Concert Fund.
- MOZART Overture to the Magic Flute
- KASKA The Wizard of Menlo Park
- STRAUSS Thunder and Lightning Polka
- DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"