Tuesday, August 7, 2012 @ 8:30pm
- Venue: Tanglewood, Koussevitzky Music Shed (Lenox, MA)
- Tickets: $21.00 - $104.00
- Info: The festivities begin at 2pm when gates open to brass fanfares. Chamber, piano, and vocal music performances by the young musicians of the Tanglewood Music Center, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and members of the BSO, take place around the grounds throughout the afternoon. Face painters and chair massagers will be located on the lawn, and Bonaparte, Boston's premier magician, will roam the grounds providing impromptu family entertainment. At 8:30pm, Lorin Maazel, Christoph von Dohnányi, Stéphane Denève in his Tanglewood debut, Keith Lockhart, and John Williams share the podium for a program that will include Beethoven's Overture to Egmont, Stravinsky's Suite from The Firebird, and recent film scores by Mr. Williams, as well as the traditional TOP finale, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. This lively evening features performances by the BSO, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, and the Boston Pops, culminating in a dazzling fireworks display Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.
- Program included:
BEETHOVEN - Egmont Overture*
TCHAIKOVSKY - 1812 Overture*
RAVEL - Mother Goose Suite
Recent film scores by John WILLIAMS
*Performed with TMCO.