The third week of the Tanglewood season includes, on July 17, Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, in its first Tanglewood performance since being introduced here in 1972 by James Levine, who will be on the podium again on a program that also features Leon Fleisher performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23.
On Friday, July 18, Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams leads the Boston Pops and special guests in Film Night at Tanglewood. This year’s theme is the legacy of Hollywood’s Warner Brothers dynasty featuring montages and film excerpts from the studio’s classic movies.
A special Ozawa Hall recital on July 22 will feature baritone Thomas Hampson, currently engaged in an exploration of American music. Scheduled to be performed are songs of Ives, Griffes, Carpenter, and Barber, with pianist Craig Rutenberg.