The Boston Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m., will launch Heroic Performances, a new 8-week video series of BSO and Boston Pops concerts for complimentary on-demand viewing at bso.org/athome. The first stream will feature BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leading the BSO and pianist Yefim Bronfman in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor on a program with Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2, a BSO signature work for more than a century.
Also scheduled for the first month:
- May 3: Seiji Ozawa, in his final Symphony Hall concert as BSO Music Director (April 20, 2002), leading Mahler’s Symphony No. 9;
- May 10: Erich Leinsdorf (BSO Music Director, 1962-69) conducting Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 (recorded in Symphony Hall, April 15, 1969);
- May 17: Andris Nelsons, in his inaugural concert as BSO Music Director, leading operatic excerpts by Wagner, Puccini, Mascagni, with guest vocalists Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann (recorded in Symphony Hall, September 27, 2014).