Tuesday Nov 26
National Public Radio
As JFK Died In Dallas, Music Was Born In Boston
Composer William Jay Sydeman, whose first major orchestral premiere was with the Boston Symphony Orchestra on the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963.
Today there would be cheering
I was just listening to Rachel Maddow's playing a tape of the conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announcing to the audience that President Kennedy had been assassinated.
The Times of Israel
Tracking down a musical witness to the day a savior was murdered
New York had a pregnant, slightly strained feel this week, as the entire city seemed to stretch its neck towards the week's end and its two attendant great events.
November Numerology: JFK and the Musical Meaning of 11/22
Pablo Casals performs at The White House on Nov. 13, 1961 Nov. 22, 1963, changed the world, including the world of the arts.
The Baltimore Sun
Audio from the Boston Symphony concert Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy assassination news broke
In many a history of the Kennedy assassination during the past 50 years, mention has been made of the Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that was going on that awful Friday afternoon, and how the ensemble changed the program to play the Funeral March from Beethoven's "Eroica."
Rafael Fr hbeck de Burgos brings bassoon to life
The ear draws a blank. This is the plight and paradox of the modern-day bassoonist: always in the middle of things yet seldom truly in the spotlight.
National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Make Its Tanglewood Debut, July 24, 2014
Today, Carnegie Hall announced that the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America , a program of Carnegie Hall 's Weill Music Institute, will make its debut at the Tanglewood music festival, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshire hills of Massachusetts, on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in Ozawa Hall.
One of the most emotional pieces of radio ever recorded
Friday November 22, 1963, at the Boston Symphony Orchestra: "Ladies and gentlemen, we have a press report over the wireless.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Entertainment Boston Pops bringing 'its very best'
It may be the best-known classical music brand in America: the Boston Pops. During the glory days of the Arthur Fielder era, the ensemble's performances, recordings and TV appearances reached audiences in the millions and made the Pops a household word.
Audio of Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor Announcing Kennedy Assassination to Audience
On November 22, 1963, the Boston Symphony Orchestra was about to begin a concert when the conductor, Erich Leinsdorf , announced to the audience that President Kennedy had been assassinated.