It’s that time of year again… Tanglewood Season

The Stockbridge and Lee areas of the Berkshires are filled with cultural attractions that match or surpass those of many metropolitan areas.

During the summer months, Tanglewood is a top attraction. This music venue in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts is one of the world’s premier summer music festivals and famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937. Tanglewood is conveniently located to the Federal House Inn and features many concerts throughout the summer season. Area lodging books quickly so plan your trip early.  Below is the 2019 schedule of

Schedule

June 15, Saturday

  • Popular Artist Series Live From Here with Chris Thile

June 16, Sunday

  • Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

June 22-30, Saturday

  • Tanglewood Learning Institute String Quartet MasterPass

June 23, Sunday

  • One Day University at Tanglewood: Immigration, Literature and Musical Masterpieces

June 29, Saturday

  • Ozawa Hall String Quartet Marathon

June 30, Sunday

  • Chamber Music: Brass and Percussion Extravaganza
  • String Quartet Marathon

July 02 Tuesday,

  • Josh Groban

July 03/04 Wednesday and Thursday

  • James Taylor

July 05 Friday

  • Opening Night at Tanglewood, Boston Symphony Orchestra with Emanuel Ax

July 06, Saturday

  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Drawing Class
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Photography Class
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Painting Class
  • Saturday Morning Rehearsal: Tower, Previn and Dvorak
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute: The Big Idea with Madeleine Albright
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra: Tower, Previn, Dvorak

July 07, Sunday

  • Boston Pops: Across the Stars: Music of John Williams

July 08, Monday

  • Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra: Tchaikovsky, Glanert and Shostakovich featuring Thomas Rolls

July 09, Tuesday

  • Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meet the Makers, Meow meow, postmodern diva
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute: Meow Meow, Pandemonium

July 10, Wednesday

  • Tanglewod Learning Institute, Meet the Makers, Joan Tower
  • Hilary Hahn

July 11, Thursday

  • Tanglewood Learning Institute ShopTalks
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra

July 12, Friday

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra: Copland and Grieg featuring pianist Jan Lisiecki

July 13, Saturday

  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Drawing Class
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Photography Class
  • Tanglewood Learning Institute Focal Point Painting Class
  • Saturday Morning Rehearsal: Beethoven, HK Gruber and Strauss
  • Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Young Artists Orchestra
  • Yoga on the Lawn
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Gala: Verdi’s Requiem featuring soprano Kristine Opolatis

July 14, Sunday

  • TMC Recital
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven, HK Bruber and Strauss featuring Hakan Hardenberger
  • Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Wind Ensemble

[End first half of Tanglewood season]

Jacob’s Pillow is a dance center, school and performance space located in Becket, Massachusetts, in the Berkshires. The organization is known for the oldest internationally acclaimed Summer dance festival in the United States. The facility also includes a professional school and extensive archives as well as year-round community programs. The facility itself was listed as a National Historic Landmark District in 2003.” – Wiki

Jacob’s Pillow 

Each year thousands of people from … around the globe visit … to experience the Festival with more than 50 dance companies and 200 free performances, talks, and events; train at The School at Jacob’s Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.; explore the Pillow’s rare and extensive dance Archives…”

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