Review of Brahms’ A German Requiem at Tanglewood, with James Levine conducting the B.S.O. with soloists Hei-Kyung Hong and Matthias Goerne and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor.Continue reading Brahms’ A German Requiem at Tanglewood
2009 Tanglewood reviews
Review of June 27, 2009 live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor at Tanglewood, with guests Arlo Guthrie, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Heather Masse, and Martin Sheen.Continue reading 2009 A Prairie Home Companion at Tanglewood review
Here is video shot with our trusty Flip camera made while strolling the lawn outside the Koussevitsky Music Shed at Tanglewood before Diana Krall’s concert on July 4, 2009 (during guitarist, songwriter Federico Aubele’s opening set). Despite all the chilly wet weather of the preceding hours and days, you’ll see that there was a pretty […]Continue reading Tanglewood lawn Diana Krall concert
We attended four concerts at Tanglewood during July: one illustrated the aphorism “vita brevis, ars longa;” another reminded us that the Tanglewood Festival Chorus are the world’s poorest paid pros; the third showed that the baton works equally well on the distaff side; and finally we saw that nature can impose a felicitous collaboration upon art, even while being otherwise mischevious.Continue reading Review of Tanglewood performances during July, 2008.