BSO Partnership

In 2012 the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and BYSO formed an important new partnership for classical music in Boston, “BYSO/BSO: Partnering for the Future.” This collaboration is designed to develop training programs and to offer joint performance opportunities for young musicians, audiences, and the wider community, while exploring innovative ways to continue to foster the future of classical music. In addition to the BSO Family Concerts, BYSO and BSO have collaborated to present new and unique family opera productions featuring musicians of the Boston Youth Symphony, members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists which have included Mozart’s The Magic Flute (2014 and 2019) and Rossini’s Cinderella (April 2016).

2022-2023 BSO Family Concerts at Symphony Hall

Prokofiev PETER AND THE WOLF | Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 12pm
Boston Youth Symphony
Federico Cortese, Conductor
Narrator TBA

Peter and the Wolf, 2016:  

YOUNG AT HEART: ENGAGING THE POWER OF OUR CREATIVE SPIRIT | Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 10am* and 12pm
Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO)
Thomas Wilkins, Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor

*The 10am concert is a sensory-friendly concert, designed for all families with children or adults diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or sensory sensitivities.

MUSIC AND MAGIC | Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 12pm
Young People’s String Orchestra and members of the Intensive Community Program
Marta Żurad, Conductor
Matt Roberts, Magician

Family Concert tickets are $20 per adult; children 18 and under are free (limit four per family).

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS TO BSO FAMILY CONCERTS! SINGLE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE BEGINNING AUGUST 8, 2022.

BYSO Music Director, Federico Cortese, talks about the Partnership with the Boston Symphony Orchestra:

BSO Masterclass series:

Stay tuned for this year’s Masterclass dates! These masterclasses are for BYSO musicians and are open to the public to attend.