Tanglewood on Parade Aug. 5, 2014

Tanglewood on Parade Picnic on the Lawn

Tanglewood on Parade Aug. 5, 2014 Article by Dave Read The 2014 Tanglewood on Parade Gala Concert featured Gov. Duval Patrick reciting This Difficult Song: The Star-Spangled Banner at 200, and Maestros Stephane Deneve, Keith Lockhart, Andris Poga, Leonard Slatkin, and John Williams conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and  Read more…

Lizzie Borden opera at Ozawa Hall Tanglewood

Lizzie Borden opera at Ozawa Hall Tanglewood Article by Dave Read Lizzie Borden, A Chamber Version in Seven Scenes was performed in Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, in a presentation by the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra that brought the house down. Maybe this opera gives the lie to the maxim that the US, in comparison to  Read more…

Verdi delights at Tanglewood July 27, 2014

BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing Verdi at Tanglewood, July 27, 2014.

Verdi delights at Tanglewood July 27, 2014 Article by Dave Read When I organized my Tanglewood calendar, the chief reason I selected this program was because it featured the Tanglewood Festival Chorus (TFC), which I have come to know and enjoy by way of their annual appearance on the season finale program of Beethoven’s Symphony  Read more…

2014 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows video

Tanglewood Main Gate

2014 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows video series Article by Dave Read New Tanglewood Tales: Backstage with Rising Artists is a series of videos spotlighting the professional and personal lives of six Fellows from the 2014 class of the Tanglewood Music Center, the summer home in the Berkshires of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The musicians will  Read more…