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Every July, Boston's top professional musicians come together to perform 3 live concerts as the Boston Festival Orchestra. Conducted by Alyssa Wang, these concerts are family friendly, musically riveting, and thought provoking. All are welcomed, no matter your experience with classical music! 


Season 2 Programming Archives



July 31, 2022 | 3:00 PM 

LePage Sleep Softly

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

You are invited to the grand season finale of the Boston Festival Orchestra's second season on July 31 in Jordan Hall! Joined by Boston's incredible professional musicians, conductor Alyssa Wang takes you through a musical journey that ends the Summer Mainstage season with a bang! This concert awakens delicately with Sleep Softly by British composer David LePage, but soon emerges from slumber into the enchanting sound world of Maurice Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin, finishing out with Dvorak's exuberant Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Bring your friends and family to this perfect summertime event--you won't want to miss the final concert of the season!

Season 2 Programming Archives



July 24, 2022 | 3:00 PM 

Faur​é Pelléas et Mélisande

Chaminade Concertino for Flute - Allison Parramore, flute

Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Join the Boston Festival Orchestra for an exciting Summer Mainstage concert on July 24 in Boston's historic Jordan Hall! BFO Principal Flute Allison Parramore takes center stage as soloist in Cécile Chaminade's enchanting Concertino for Flute. The orchestra will also perform the tragic and vividly imagined Pelléas et Mélisande Suite by French composer Gabriel Fauré, and the beloved Symphony No. 2 in D Major by Johannes Brahms. Perfect for a summer afternoon, "Silhouette" explores the meaning behind the music and the beauty of narrative through sound.

Season 2 Programming Archives

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July 17, 2022 | 3:00 PM 

Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme - Evan Kahn, cello

Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

The Boston Festival Orchestra makes a triumphant return to the stage in "Afterglow," the opening concert of the 2022 Summer Mainstage season! Join conductor Alyssa Wang and BFO musicians at Jordan Hall on July 17 for a delightful afternoon of summertime classical music for your friends and family. Luxuriate in the luminous atmosphere of Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and revel in Beethoven's jubilant Symphony No. 2. Emerging artist, Evan Kahn, joins the BFO as cello soloist, performing Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations.


All BFO concerts will take place at


(New England Conservatory)

30 Gainsborough St.

Boston, MA 02115