- Info: To celebrate Tanglewood's 75th Anniversary, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, and Tanglewood Festival Chorus appeared with conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart, and Andris Nelsons; soloists Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Peter Serkin, James Taylor, and Anne-Sophie Mutter in a spectacular gala. This wide-ranging concert featured works by Beethoven, Bernstein, Copland, Haydn, Ravel, Sarasate, and Tchaikovsky, and included works by Tanglewood legends including Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. This event was filmed for PBS’s Great Performances Series which aired nationally on Friday, August 10th to bring Tanglewood’s 75th celebration to a world-wide audience. Watch the PBS broadcast here.
- Program included:
COPLAND - Fanfare for the Common Man
BERNSTEIN - Three dance episodes from On the Town
Selections from The Great American Songbook
HAYDN - Piano Concerto in D, 2nd and 3rd movements (soloist: Emanuel Ax)*
TCHAIKOVSKY - Andante cantabile, for cello and strings (soloist: Yo-Yo Ma)*
SARASATE - Carmen Fantasy, for violin and orchestra (soloist: Anne-Sophie Mutter)*
STRAUSS - Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome
BEETHOVEN - Choral Fantasy
*Performed with TMCO.