The 40th Anniversary Box Set was released in 2019:

This is an 8 CD Set of performances of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra selected from 40 years of concerts. The information below details when and where the recordings were made for each performance. Photos on the disc jackets and on the cover were taken by Paul Marotta, Perfect Bokeh Photography

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Disc 1

Mikhail Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila Performance date: October 20, 2018 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

Alberto Ginastera Variaciones Concertantes, op. 23 Performance date: November 17, 2018 at at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart. 

12 Movements/Variations:

I. Tema per Violoncello ed Arpa

II. Interludio per Corde

III. Variazione giocosa per Flauto

IV. Variazione in modo di Scherzo per Clarinetto

V. Variazione drammatica per Viola

VI. Variazione canonica per Oboe e Fagotto

VII. Variazione ritmica per Trombe e Trombone

VIII. Variazione in modo di Moto perpetuo per Violino

IX. Variazione pastorale per Corno

X. Interludio per Fiati

XI. Represa dal Tema per Contrabasso

XII. Variazione finale in modo di Rondo per Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven Overture to Coriolan, op.62  Performance date: February 16, 2019 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

Carl Nielsen Symphony No. 5, op.50 Performance date: November 21, 2005 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by WGBH.

2 Movements

I. Tempo giusto - Adagio (20:05)

II. Allegro - Andante (16:29)

Disc 2

Witold Lutosławsk Cello Concerto Performance date: February 25, 2012 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Alexander Baillie, cello. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

4 Movements, all attaca (1 track)

I. Introduction

II. Four Episodes

III. Cantilena

IV. Finale

Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1, op.68 Performance date: October 20, 2018 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

4 Movements

I. Un poco sostenuto; Allegro (16:15)

II. Andante sostenuto (8:10)

III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso (5:05)

IV. Adagio; Più andante; Allegro non troppo, ma con brio (17:50)

Disc 3

Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5, op.82 Performance date: February 25, 2007 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by WGBH.

3 Movements

I. Allegro moderato (14:14)

II. Andantino con moto; quasi allegretto (8:46)

III. Moderato - Allegro; ma non tanto (9:39)

Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), TrV 190, op.40 Performance date: November 17, 2018 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

Disc 4

Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 7, op.105 Performance date: November 23, 2014 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

4 Movements, all attaca (1 track)

I. Adagio

II. Un pochetto meno adagio; Vivacissimo; Adagio

III. Allegro molto moderato

IV. Vivace; Presto; Adagio; Largamente molto; Affetuoso

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 Performance date February 26, 2000 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Jayne West, soprano. Recorded by WGBH.

4 Movements

I. Bedächtig; nicht eilen (17:32)

II. In gemächlicher Bewegung; ohne Hast (9:47)

III. Ruhevoll (20:58)

IV. Sehr behaglich (9:45)

Disc 5

Sergei Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, op.26 Performance date: February 25, 2018 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Alexander Korsantia, piano. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

3 Movements

I. Andante - Allegro (9:42)

II. Andantino (9:55)

III. Allegro ma non troppo (10:34)

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, op.36 Performance date: February 24, 2018 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

4 Movements

I. Andante sostenuto (17:36)

II. Andantino in modo di canzona (9:11)

III. Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato (6:34)

IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco (9:54)

Disc 6

Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Performance date: February 1, 2015 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto, op.47 Performance date: October 13, 2001 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Stefan Jackiw, violin. Recorded by WGBH.

3 Movements

I. Allegro moderato (16:27)

II. Adagio di molto (8:03)

III. Allegro, ma non tanto (7:54)

Ludwig van Beethoven-Symphony No. 5, op.67 Performance date: February 16, 2019 at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

4 Movements (3 trackts, 3rd+4th Mvts Attaca)

I. Allegro con brio (6:35)

II. Andante con moto (8:47)

III. Allegro (15:15 [combined with 4th Mvt.])

IV. Allegro (15:15 [combined with 3rd Mvt.])

Disc 7

John Harbison Symphony No. 3 Performance date: October 22, 2012 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by Antonio Oliart.

5 Movements

I. Sconsolato (4:45)

II. Nostalgico (4:43)

III. Militante (3:45)

IV. Appassionata (7:00)

V. Esuberante (5:00)

Edward Elgar Symphony No. 1, op.55 Performance date: February 26, 2006 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by WGBH.

4 Movements

I. Andante; nobilmente e semplice - Allegro (21:22)

II. Allegro molto (20:33 [combined with 3rd Mvt.])

III. Adagio (20:33 [combined with 2nd Mvt.])

IV. Lento - Allegro (12:30)

Disc 8

Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 8 Performance date: October 13, 2005 at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Recorded by WGBH.

4 movements

I. Allegro moderato (15:18)

II. Scherzo: Allegro moderato (14:17)

III. Adagio (26:09)

IV. Finale (23:06)

 

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