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Tanglewood 2016

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July 8 - August 28

WCRB brings you performances from the Koussevitzky Music Shed on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 7pm throughout the summer, with hosts Ron Della Chiesa and Brian McCreath.

To plan your own visit to the Berkshires, visit the Tanglewood Box Office.

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Learn about the 50th anniversary season of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.


Garrick Ohlsson
 

Saturday, July 23

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Raquel Lojendio, soprano


Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1
Falla - The Three-cornered Hat (complete)


Juanjo Mena
 

Sunday, July 24

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Veronika Eberle, violin


Ginastera - Variaciones concertantes
Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, K.218
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, Pastoral


Jonathan Biss
 

Friday, July 29

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano


Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
Mahler - Symphony No. 9


Andris Nelsons
 

SaturdayJuly 30

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin


Corigliano - Fantasia on an Ostinato
Sibelius - Violin Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7


Paul Lewis
 

SundayJuly 31

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Paul Lewis, piano


All-Brahms Program:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Symphony No. 1


Yefim Bronfman
 

Friday, August 5

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano


Dvorák - Serenade for Winds
Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 2
Mahler (arr. Britten) - What the Wild Flowers Tell Me
Brahms - Serenade No. 2


Daniil Trifonov
 

Saturday, August 6

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano


Adams - Harmonielehre
Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks


Nelson Freire
 

Sunday, August 7

Moritz Gnann, conductor
Nelson Freire, piano


Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat, K.271
Mahler - Symphony No. 1


Emanuel Ax
 

Friday, August 12

Charles Dutoit, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano


Nicolai - Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat, K.482
Debussy - La Mer
Ravel - Boléro


John Williams
 

Saturday, August 13

Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor


John Williams' Film Night has long been established as one of the Tanglewood calendar’s most consistently appreciated evenings. Join Mr. Williams as he presents this year’s celebration of the music of Hollywood and beyond, featuring the Boston Pops and special guests.


Tanglewood Shed
 

Sunday, August 14

David Afkham, conductor
Igor Levit, piano


Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3
Schumann - Symphony No. 4


Menahem Pressler
 

Friday, August 19

Charles Dutoit, conductor
Menahem Pressler, piano
Simona Saturova, soprano
Marianna Pizzolato, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Polenzani, tenor
Riccardo Zanellato, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus


Mozart - Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488
Rossini - Stabat Mater


Kristine Opolais
 

Saturday, August 20

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Kristine Opolais, soprano (Aida)
Violeta Urmana, mezzo (Amneris)
Andrea Carè, tenor (Radames)
Alfredo Nigro, tenor (Messenger)
Franco Vassallo, baritone (Amonasro)
Morris Robinson, bass (The King)
Kwangchul Youn, bass (Ramfis)
Tanglewood Festival Chorus


Verdi - Aida, Acts I and II


Andris Nelsons
 

Sunday, August 21

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Robert Sheena, English horn
Dejan Lazic, piano


Berlioz - Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Tsontakis - Sonnets, Concerto for English horn and orchestra
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No. 5, Egyptian
Prokofiev - Suite from Romeo and Juliet


Yo-Yo Ma
 

Saturday, August 27

Michael Stern, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello


Bernstein - Symphonic Suite from On The Waterfront
Haydn - Cello Concerto in C
Williams - Heartwood, for cello and orchestra
Williams - Rosewood and Pickin', for solo cello
Respighi - Pines of Rome


Christoph von Dohnanyi
 

Sunday, August 28

Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano
Ruxandra Donose, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Kaiser, tenor
Günther Groissböck, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus


Beethoven - Symphony No. 9

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Boston Pops 2016

Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Pops have announced a dazzling Spring season, featuring an Opening Night on May 6 with Seth MacFarlane, best known for producing Family Guy and the Ted movies, as the guest soloist in classic songs from the 40's and 50's.

For complete information, visit the Boston Pops.

Tanglewood 2016

Andris Nelsons leads five concerts, and Charles Dutoit is the 2016 Koussevitzky Artist at the Boston Symphony's summer home in the Berkshires during a season of spectacular concerts in an idyllic setting.

listen buttonMore information and a preview with BSO Artistic Administrator Tony Fogg

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 Season

Andris Nelsons leads 14 weeks of program, Thomas Adès begins a mulit-year appointment as BSO Artistic Partner, and the world's greatest pianists visit Symphony Hall.

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