James Taylor’s “One Man Band” concert at Pittsfield’s Colonial Theatre, recorded for DVD by Sydney Pollack and Don Mischer, July 19, 2007.
Archives for November 2008
Audience participation was taken to a new level at James Taylor’s 2006 Tanglewood concert; this review includes the comments of another audience member.
Among the highlights of James Taylor’s Fourth of July 2005 Tanglewood concert was Andrea Zonn’s Celtic fiddling and Taylor’s singing of The Water is Wide.
James Taylor introduces songs from his album “October Road” to the sold-out audience at Tanglewood, June 24, 2003.
Yo Yo Ma makes guest appearance during Fourth of July 2001 Tanglewood concert given by James Taylor and Band.
James Taylor and the Boston Pops set all-time Tanglewood attendance record with a concert that included Taylor’s narration of excerpts from Aaron Copland’s “A Lincoln Portrait” and later accompanied by the Pops and a combo with John Pizzarelli, Larry Goldings and others.
Review of opening performance of Golda’s Balcony, the 2002 play by William Gibson, author of The Miracle Worker.
Playwright William Gibson, author of “The Miracle Worker,” talks in 2002 about his one-woman play “Golda’s Balcony,” which concerns Israeli prime minister Golda Meir and nuclear weapons.
Many of the world’s most celebrated pianist, violinists, and vocalists are scheduled to perform during the 2009 season at Tanglewood, including Emanuel Ax, Leon Fleisher, Peter Serkin, Gil Shaham, Joshua Bell, James Morris, and Johan Botha.
The 2009 Tanglewood schedule features programs that plumb the depths of composers such as Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Sibelius, Stravinsky conducted by musicians with special affinities for the respective composers, including Herbert Blomstedt, Rafael Frubeck de Burgos, and Kurt Masur.
Conductors Andre Previn and Rafael Frubeck de Burgos, and flutist Sir James Galway celebrate special birthdays with performances during the 2009 season at Tanglewood.
The 2009 Tanglewood schedule includes Ozawa hall performances by Emanuel Ax, Yo Yo Ma, the Julliard Quartet, Mark Morris Dance Group, Christian Tetzlaff, Alexander Lonquich, Le Concert de Nations and the music of Haydn, Beethoven, Ives.