Boston Symphony Orchestra
BiographyFounded in1881 and by its first conductor, George Henschel, the Boston Symphony Orchestra ranks highly among American orchestras, even though its most familiar contribution is related off-season entity, the Boston Pops. Its first recordings were made with Karl Muck in 1917 and under conductor Serge Koussevitzky, who led the orchestra between 1924-'49. Under Koussevitzky, the Orchestra took over the Tanglewood Musical Festival and thus founded an internationally revered school for young musicians.
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