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Boston Symphony Concerts Now Available in Streaming Audio Over Internet   By Vivien Schweitzer   February 6, 2007

Fans of the Boston Symphony Orchestra who don’t live close enough to “The Hub” to get to Symphony Hall — and Boston residents who don’t want to brave the cold — can now hear BSO concerts live over the Web.

All this season’s remaining BSO programs — including this week’s Berlioz Damnation de Faust with Paul Groves, Yvonne Naef and José van Dam, next week’s world premiere of Charles Wuorinen’s symphony Theologoumena, the following week’s premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s Notes on Light (February 22-27), and Beethoven’s Fidelio with Karita Mattila as Leonore (March 23-27) — will be available through live streaming audio at http://www.wgbh.org and http://www.wcrb.com, the websites of Boston’s two major classical radio stations.

WGBH 89.7 FM has been broadcasting and streaming live all BSO Friday afternoon concerts since October; WCRB 99.5 FM has been doing the same with the orchestra’s Saturday night performances since November. (The concerts are available online only as live audio streams of the radio stations’ broadcasts; they are not currently archived for on-demand listening.)

from Playbill

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Coming up on Boston Symphony Orchestra, WGBH 89.7

Fri, Feb 16, 1pm
James Levine, conductor
Haydn: Symphony No. 22
Wuorinen: Eighth Symphony
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
LIVE performance starts at 1:30pm

Fri, Feb 23, 1pm
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Anssi Karttunen, cello
Debussy: Printemps
Saariaho: Notes on Light, for cello and orchestra
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite
LIVE performance starts at 1:30pm

Fri, March 2, 1pm
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
LIVE broadcast starts at 1:30pm

Fri, March 9, 1pm
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Martha Argerich, piano
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
Stravinsky: Symphony in C
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
LIVE broadcast starts at 1:30pm

Fri, March 16, 1pm
James Levine, conductor
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano
Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus
American Boychoir
Mahler: Symphony No. 3
LIVE broadcast starts at 1:30pm

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