Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Concerts

Join 99.5 WCRB hosts for free concerts presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade every Wednesday night at 7pm.


July 15
Rhapsody in Green, hosted by Laura Carlo
This year's series launches with the annual green concert, celebrating our city, state and national parks and honoring the men and women who protect and preserve them, with music by Mendelssohn, Hovhaness, Debussy, and more.

July 22
Fiesta sinfónica, hosted by Alan McLellan
Two worlds meet in music inspired by Latin-American song and dance spanning over 150 years. The Landmarks Orchestra joins a "pocket-sized salsa orchestra" featuring musicians from Boston's Latino community.

July 29
A Night at the Ballet, with the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, hosted by Ray Brown
Ronald Feldman conducts the orchestra of Boston's medical community in works by Stravinsky and Offenbach, along with Gene Scheer's Albert Schweitzer Portrait, with narration by Gov. Charlie Baker.

August 5
Italian Night, hosted by Ron Della Chiesa
The Landmarks Orchestra and the One City Choir bring together operatic and orchestral favorites by Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni, and Nino Rota.

August 12
Scheherazade Meets Clarice Assad, hosted by Chris Voss
Rimsky-Korsakov's spectacular orchestral masterpiece shares the program with performances and selections by Brazilian composer and pianist Clarice Assad.

August 19
Drums Along the Charles, hosted by Cathy Fuller
Rhythms across centuries and cultures play out in music by Khachaturian, Glass, and Rachmaninoff, along with a New England premiere by Donald Krishnaswami.

August 26
A Midsummer Night's Dream, hosted by Chris Voss
Shakespeare's comic masterpiece is performed in its entirety, along with Felix Mendelssohn's brilliant incidental music.

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