Support the BPYO tour to Europe on Kickstarter
Support the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra's 2015 Tour to the Czech Republic, Germany, and Switzerland.
"BPYO scaled the mountain of Wagner's 'Siegfried'"
review by Jeremy Eichler - Apr. 28, 2015
"Yet Another BPYO Triumph" - Boston Musical Intelligencer
review by Lee Eiseman - Apr. 27, 2015
April 26: BPYO plays Wagner, Siegfried Act III
April 26th at 3pm in Symphony Hall, Boston
Boston Classical Review: Cellist, Boston Philharmonic close season in style with rousing French works
review by Aaron Keebaugh - Apr. 20, 2015
Boston Musical Intelligencer: New Insights Into Familiar Works
review by Mark DeVoto - Apr. 17, 2015
Boston Globe: A pretty fantastic ‘Fantastique’ from Zander and the BPO
review by Jeffrey Gantz - Apr. 17, 2015
Saturday, April 11 - last Interpretation Class of the season
Free and open to the public
Review: "Still Another BPO Knockout"
review by Mark DeVoto - Feb. 23, 2015
Review: "Lovely meeting of musical minds between Philharmonic, Mikolaj"
review by Jonathan Blumhofer - Feb. 21, 2015
Review: "Polish soprano soars in Strauss and Mahler with Boston Philharmonic"
review by Aaron Keebaugh - Feb. 20, 2015
Ben conducts Mahler's 4th with the BPO
February 19-22, 2015
The Odessa American on Ben's visit to the Permian Basin
Article by Ruth Campbell - Feb. 5, 2015
BPYO review: "A Youth Orchestra Like Ivory Snow"
review by Mark DeVoto - Feb. 2, 2015
Cassatt Quartet residency in Odessa, TX, February 4-7
Feb 1: BPYO presents concerto competition winners, plus Schoenberg & Ravel
Sunday, February 1 at 3pm at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, MA
Ben vs. Beyonce: Best Surround Sound Album Grammy Award
Ben guest conducts the Akron Symphony
Joined by BPYO cellist Jonah Ellsworth on Dvořák’s concerto for Cello in B minor
BPYO recording of Shostakovich 5 Live from Carnegie Hall now available on Linn Records
Recorded December 9, 2013. Buy Studio Master, CD Quality, or MP3
Review: "Boston Philharmonic delivers boldly dramatic Sibelius"
review by Aaron Keebaugh - Nov. 21, 2014
A letter from Ben on HaeSun Paik joining the BPO for an evening of Sibelius and Brahms, 11/20-23
Visit www.bostonphil.org for more info and tickets
"A Celebration of Virtual and Actual Youth" - The Boston Musical Intelligencer reviews the BPYO
review by Lee Eiseman - Nov. 11, 2014
Boston Globe review of BPYO's first concert of the season
review by Jeremy Eichler - Nov. 11, 2014
Sunday, November 9 at 2pm: The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra plays with Natalia Gutman at Symphony Hall
See www.bostonphil.org for info and tickets
Boston Classical Review: "Zander, Boston Philharmonic open season with bold and beautiful Rachmaninoff"
review by Aaron Keebaugh - Oct. 27, 2014
Review of Mahler 2 recording in the Mahler Society's "Wunderhorn" newsletter
Tickets on sale for BPO and BPYO '14/'15 season
First concert is October 23
Classical Fever comes to The Netherlands August 22-25
Classical Fever in Zuiderstrandtheater
Ben in the UK: London Master Class Showcase on July 12
July 12 at the Southbank Centre
A revealing commentary on BPYO
A blog post by Ellen Saunders on the BPYO
Review: Boston Phil's Momentous Mahler Ninth
review by James C.S. Liu - May 4, 2014
Last BPYO concert of the season: May 18 at Symphony Hall
Ravel, Ginastera, and Strauss
Boston Globe review: With Mahler, up above the mountains
review by Jeremy Eichler - Apr. 28, 2014
March 7: BPYO plays Mozart, Barber, & Mahler at Symphony Hall
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra plays Symphony Hall on 3/7
February 28: The Boston Philharmonic plays Symphony Hall
Bruckner Symphony No. 7; Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 - soloist Robert Levin
Mahler 2 review from MusicWeb International
review by John Quinn - Dec. 21, 2013
Mahler 2 review from ConcertoNet.com
review by Matthew Richard Martinez - Jan. 20, 2014
Mahler 2 review in The Sunday Times of London
Lloyd Schwartz year in review
Lloyd Schwartz - newyorkarts.com - 12.28.13
NYT review: Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
review by Steve Smith - Dec. 10, 2013
Benjamin Zander, Maestro Who Works to Motivate
WQXR interview and article - Dec. 5, 2013
BPYO plays Carnegie Hall Monday, December 9
Verdi, Gandolfi, Ravel, Shostakovich
Review: Free-spirited Bartók with the Philharmonic
review by Jeffrey Gantz - Nov. 24, 2013
Review: Zander's Discovery
review by David Patterson - Nov. 23, 2013
Review: "A Stunning Revelation from BPYO"
review by Peter Mark - Nov. 20, 2013
Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja Makes US Debut with Boston Philharmonic
Article from www.broadwayworld.com - Nov. 21, 2013
Invitation to the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Symphony Hall
Worcester Telegram: Zander and Boston Philharmonic do Beethoven justice at Mechanics Hall
rreview by Jonathan Blumhofer - Oct. 4, 2013
The Boston Musical Intelligencer: BPO's Musical Healing
review by Elisa Birdseye - Oct. 1, 2013
Boston Globe: Zander, Boston Philharmonic return to Beethoven's Ninth
review by Jeremy Eichler - Oct. 2, 2013
Worcester Telegram: Beethoven as you've never heard him
article by Richard Duckett - Oct. 1, 2013
Press Release for new recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 on Linn Records
Benjamin Zander Launches New Linn Recording Series with Mahler's Symphony No. 2
Richard Dyer's final BPYO tour blog post
Richard Dyer, former Chief Critic of the Boston Globe, went on tour to Holland with the BPYO. This is his final blog:
BPYO violinist Thomas Cooper writes about his tour experience
Blog post with video from COncert Gebouw performance
Another 5 star review from the Netherlands
A 5 star review from Rotterdam
Richard Dyer's BPYO tour blog
Richard Dyer's blog posts from the front lines of the BPYO tour
A Tour of Possibility
Follow the BPYO tour to Holland, June 16-28
BPYO Tour to the Netherlands
Benjamin Zander and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will embark on a transformational concert tour to the Netherlands, June 16-28, 2013.
Lloyd Schwartz lauds the BPYO in his final Boston Phoenix review
"Batting a Thousand"
Review: Joyously Exuberant Youth Symphony
The Boston Musical Intelligencer review by Tony Schemmer
"Larger Than Life and Generous of Spirit": Interview in The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Lee Eisemen speaks with Ben about the upcoming BPYO concert
The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Symphony Hall, March 10th!
MARCH 10TH IS FAST APPROACHING
The Boston Musical Intelligencer: Magnificent Return of Mahler Sixth
Review by David Patterson
Boston Arts Diary review of Mahler's 6th
"Mahler’s long, complicated, rarely played masterwork in a beautiful rendition by Zander and the BPO, with Zander’s trademark introductory narrative – illuminating and entertaining – to light the path."
Harvard Crimson: "BPO Returns to Fateful Symphony"
Mahler 6 in The Harvard Crimson
Feb. 18th at 7pm: David Elliot interviews Ben on WHRB
BPO February concert - Mahler Symphony No. 6
Lloyd Schwartz's Boston Phoenix review of BPO's October concert
Michael Tippett's Midsummer madness; plus the BPO with Stefan Jackiw
New Kids: The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Lloyd Schwartz reviews the BPYO's first concert for The Boston Phoenix
A Message from Ben Zander
Maestro Benjamin Zander Looks Forward With New Youth Orchestra
By Andrea Shea for 90.9 WBUR, Boston's NPR news station
Recordings of YPO concert from Vienna have been posted
VIDEO: A scene from Ben's recent Master Class in Newcastle
Shining Eyes: Lowell Public School students at the April BPO concert
Letter from the Mayor of Providencia
Open to the public: Ben Zander Workshops in interpretation/performance of music for musicians and listeners, Sunday 12th - Thursday 16th August 2012
Workshops in the interpretation and performance of music for musicians and listeners, Sunday 12th - Thursday 16th August 2012
"Art of Possibility" presentation, interpretation workshop and Ben's London Master Classes (Manchester, UK) begin August 4th!
From Ben's trip to the Dominican Republic
More photos from the Republica Dominican: Residencia Orquestal Joven Filarmonica Republica Dominicana
Residencia Orquestal Joven Filarmonica Republica Dominicana
Photos from the Youth Orchestra of the Americas tour in Chile!
Review of Ben's Bruckner 5 CD
Art of Possibility Review: "Wow!"
Bon Voyage! Ben will be conducting the Youth Orchestra of the Americas in Chile from July 3-16
Ben will be conducting the Youth Orchestra of the Americas in Chile from July 3-16
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Website for the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Responses from Ben's talk at Logica in Berlin
The Art of Possibility audiobook receives AudioFile magazine's Earphones Award for Exceptional Audio Performance
"...a superbly rendered program on some of the most up-to-date and inspiring personal growth ideas of our generation.”
Boston Musical Intelligencer article about Ben's YOA award
Benjamin Zander, one of Boston’s musical notables, received Youth Orchestra of the Americas’ 10th Anniversary Award in Washington, DC on May 30th.
Benjamin Zander to receive the Youth Orchestra of the Americas 10th anniversary award
Also conducting concerts in Chile and Dominican Republic
BPO '12/'13 season schedule
Save the date for Jazzical!
October BPO Concert Series Photos
Photos from the Oct. concert series
Video clips from the Boston Philharmonic
Ben's TED talk
New: BPO Ambassador Program!
The Boston Philharmonic invites energetic students, staff, and faculty from local colleges and universities to join a new initiative: BPO Ambassadors Program.