BULLETIN!!! May 27, 2016 The BSO has announced that Seiji Ozawa has canceled his trip to Tanglewood because of ill-health after recent performances with the Berlin Philharmonic and Seiji Ozawa International Academy Switzerland in Paris and further work in Japan.
Seiji Ozawa has been added to the 2016 Tanglewood schedule, which already includes favorites such as Yo Yo Ma, James Taylor, A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor, and John Williams’ Film Night. Maestro Ozawa, a recent Kennedy Center honoree and the only Music Directior Laureate in the history of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, will open the July 9 BSO program with Beethoven’s Egmont Overture. View photos from Maestro Ozawa’s farewell press conference at Tanglewood in 2002.
There are very few places that have had such a profound impact on me as Tanglewood, where I studied as a Fellow in 1960, and started my professional work with the BSO in 1970. It is an honor for me to return to this fantastic place and to my beloved Boston Symphony Orchestra, with whom I spent the most significant part of my musical life as a conductor. Words cannot express the joy I feel about returning to Tanglewood this summer. Seiji Ozawa
Seiji Ozawa to work with Tanglewood Music Center fellows
On July 5, Mr. Ozawa will lead the Swiss Academy String Quartet Ensemble and the Tanglewood Music Center in a program to include the slow movement of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 16 in F and the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. He will work also with the Conducting Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center2016 Tanglewood tickets
Tickets for the 2016 Tanglewood season, $12-$124, go on sale January 24 starting at 10 a.m. through Tanglewood’s website, www.tanglewood.org, SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200, and at the Symphony Hall Box Office at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA. Tanglewood brochures with complete programs and information on how to order tickets will be available in early February by calling 617-638-9467. For further information, please call the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 617-266-1492 or visit www.tanglewood.org. 2016 Tanglewood schedule – PDF.
Tanglewood grounds map
Here is a dynamic map of the Tanglewood grounds, with photos and information for such points of interest as Aaron Copland Library, Highwood Manor House, The Glass House, and The Lion’s Gate.
How to get to the Berkshires
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