Musicians explain the audition process and recall their own white-knuckle experiences; director James Burton wrangles the famous Tanglewood Festival Chorus; harpist Jessica Zhou reveals the secrets of one of the worlds oldest instruments.
BSO 360, a five-part limited series, captures the spirit of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and the people who make the orchestra a treasure in Boston and throughout the world. Featuring compelling stories, delightful music and in-depth profiles, the program provides a backstage pass to the inner workings of this world-class orchestra. Episodes include a visit to the banks of the Charles River in Boston where every July 4th the BSO invites the public to a joyous celebration of Americas birthday, with majestic music, performances by popular artists and a massive fireworks display. Featured guests in this episode include: conductor Keith Lockhart; Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton);Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge; and musician Andy Grammer.