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A Profusion of Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Festival's classical programming, the spotlight will focus on a range of music in varied genres.

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Great Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Close Encounters

With the arrival of August, we are at the pinnacle of the music festival season. Concerts at Tanglewood traverse a wide range of musical genres and styles.

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The Classical 'High Season' Approaches Its Summit

During late July, the classical music festival "high season," anchored by concerts and special events at Tanglewood, approaches its summit, with sure-fire programming.

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Great Music and More at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Berkshire High Peaks Festival

And, if the offerings at Tanglewood aren't enough to pique your musical interest, there are also outstanding performances to be enjoyed at the Sevenars Music Festival in South Worthington, Mass., and at the Berkshire High Peaks Music Festival, presented by Close Encounters With Music in Great Barrington, Mass., in a series of concerts from July 23 through Aug. 2.

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The Three Ts: Tanglewood, Taconic, Tannery Pond

Why go? To be amazed! Read about the stellar music making, with superstar performers interpreting great music from across historical eras – much of it beloved favorites by audiences worldwide, and for the many personal and historical perspectives you'll discover at the Tanglewood Learning Institute (TLI) presentations.

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Tanglewood Cuts Ribbon on New Multidisciplinary Facility

Tanglewood cut the ribbon on the new $33 million Linde Center for Music and Learning Friday morning. The newly constructed four buildings will house the Tanglewood Learning Institute, an initiative offering, with rehearsal and performance spaces, learning opportunities, and more. The spaces are for leases and will host numerous events and programs. The programs are not just music-based but also feature talks on various topics, film screenings, classes on cinematography, painting, drawing, an

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Tanglewood's New Learning Institute Is A Bold New Chapter

This bold initiative by the BSO represents a dramatic new chapter in the life of Tanglewood and a major investment in the festival's future.

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Tanglewood's Bernstein Celebration Was a Spectacular Tribute

And on the anniversary of the actual date of his birth - Aug. 25 - Tanglewood created a singular, spectacular event celebrating all the aspects of the musical life of the man known to all as "Lenny."

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Final Summer Tanglewood Concerts Honor Bernstein

Before the "Ninth," there are three exceptional programs you should consider attending in Ozawa Hall and in the Shed this week – most importantly the astounding lineup of talent that will comprise “Celebrating Lenny at Tanglewood” – an evening-long festival-within-a-festival, on Aug. 25, which is also the great man's 100th birthday.

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Daughter's Book Celebrates Legacy of Leonard Bernstein

Time, and the music-loving public's fidelity have been good to all three. Bernstein, though, did more – and was more – than his two great predecessors.

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Enjoy Great Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars, Tannery Pond

During this penultimate week of the Tanglewood Music Festival, the spotlight will focus on a range of classical fare in varied genres: from chamber and solo piano music by Beethoven, Brahms, Britten and Mahler to symphonic works by Beethoven, Copland, Bartók and Shostakovich.

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Tanglewood Presents Powerhouse Programs

The "heavy hitters" are John Williams' "Film Night" - always an audience favorite event and a high point of each year's Tanglewood offerings - led by Mr. Williams and Boston Symphony maestro Andris Nelsons

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Thrilling Music at Tanglewood, Sevenars

The week's highlight, on Aug. 7, will be the all-day "Tanglewood on Parade" events. Read below for the details.

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BSO Appoints Director of New Tanglewood Learning Institute

A new concept in cultural education that launches in summer 2019, the Tanglewood Learning Institute will bring together musicians, artists, academics and patrons, in person and through online technology and distance learning, to engage in compelling programming that relates to and deepens the experience of Tanglewood concerts and classical music.

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Concerts at Tanglewood, Sevenars Are Not To Be Missed

Fabulous guest artists – the masterful pianist Emanuel Ax, brilliant violinists Pamela Frank and Christian Tetzlaff and the phenomenal Emerson String Quartet – will take center stage.

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Tanglewood, Tannery Pond, Taconic Music, Sevenars Shine

Simply stated, what you’ll see and hear this week in these four venues is a sampling of the very best within the richness and diversity of classical music programming in our region – all brilliantly performed.

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Review: Bernstein Goes to 'Town' at Tanglewood

The performance took place at Tanglewood on the evening of July 7 before a huge, enthusiastic audience. It was part of this summer's Bernstein 100 birthday celebration. Even the weather was in the cool, comfortable 60s.

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Tanglewood Classical Season Opens; Taconic Blossoms

There’s diverse musical fare, from Mozart, Brahms and Richard Strauss to Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Leonard Bernstein.

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Summer Classical Music Festival Season Heats Up

Concertgoers will have the opportunity to hear great chamber music performed at its artistic best, in inviting and intimate surroundings.

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Musical Festival Season Appears on the Horizon

My goal, as your musical guide, will be to assist you in choosing venues to visit and performances to attend. Each week there will be "something to suit every taste," as the saying goes, but I will try, from mid-June through Labor Day, to highlight exceptional offerings that may pique your interest.

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Pete Townshend Helps Raise $18K for Hillcrest Cancer Center

Last month before Pete Townshend hit the stage at Tanglewood to perform Quadrophenia, he held a small fundraiser at Highwood Manner. The group had dinner with the Who singer, Billy Idol, and Alfie Boe. The money was to be donated to Townshend's Teen Cancer America Foundation and the Hillcrest Cancer Center at Berkshire Medical Center.

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