Tanglewood 2014 Program Announcement

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BOSTON SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2014 TANGLEWOOD SEASON,
JUNE 28-AUGUST 30; TICKETS GO ON SALE SUNDAY, JANUARY 26,
AT 888-266-1200 AND WWW.TANGLEWOOD.ORG

2014 TANGLEWOOD SEASON WELCOMES ANDRIS NELSONS FOR HIS FIRST FESTIVAL APPEARANCES AS BSO MUSIC DIRECTOR DESIGNATE, CONDUCTING FOUR PERFORMANCES WITH THE BOSTON SYMPHONY AND TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER ORCHESTRAS

ANDRIS NELSONS LEADS THE BOSTON SYMPHONY IN AN ALL-DVOŘÁK PROGRAM (7/11); MUSIC OF BRAHMS AND TCHAIKOVSKY ON A PROGRAM WITH HÅKAN HARDENBERGER PERFORMING ROLF MARTINSSON’S TRUMPET CONCERTO (7/19); AND LALO’S SYMPHONIE ESPAGNOLE WITH VIOLINIST JOSHUA BELL ON A PROGRAM WITH BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH SYMPHONY AND CHRISTOPHER ROUSE’S RAPTURE (7/20)

IN A GALA EVENING IN CELEBRATION OF MAESTRO NELSONS ON JULY 12, THE BSO’S MUSIC DIRECTOR DESIGNATE LEADS A DANCE-INSPIRED PROGRAM FEATURING THE TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER ORCHESTRA AND CAST OF ACCLAIMED SINGERS IN EXCERPTS FROM STRAUSS’S DER ROSENKAVALIER, AND THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN RACHMANINOFF’S SYMPHONIC DANCES AND RAVEL’S BOLERO; A PRE-CONCERT DINNER AND POST-CONCERT PARTY WILL ADD TO THE FESTIVE ATMOSPHERE OF THIS SPECIAL OCCASION

2014 TANGLEWOOD SEASON TO SHOWCASE A WIDE RANGE OF AMERICAN MUSIC WITH PRESENTATIONS BY THE BSO, IN OZAWA HALL, AND DURING THE FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC: HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ALL-AMERICAN OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM FEATURING OPERA STAR RENÉE FLEMING IN MUSIC RANGING FROM OPERA ARIAS TO POPULAR SONG (7/5); BERNSTEIN’S CANDIDE, IN A BSO CONCERT PERFORMANCE LED BY BRAMWELL TOVEY (8/16); THE WORLD PREMIERE OF WILLIAM BOLCOM’S CIRCUS OVERTURE TO OPEN A BSO CONCERT CELEBRATING LEONARD SLATKIN’S 70TH BIRTHDAY (8/8); SELECTIONS FROM COPLAND’S OLD AMERICAN SONGSFEATURING BARITONE THOMAS HAMPSON WITH THE BSO, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF CHRISTOPH VON DOHNÁNYI (7/18); AND A BOSTON POPS PERFORMANCE OF THE SCORE TO THE WIZARD OF OZ, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF KEITH LOCKHART, TO ACCOMPANY A FILM PRESENTATION OF THE UNIVERSALLY BELOVED MOVIE CLASSIC (8/22)

ON THE SPECIAL OCCASION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF OZAWA HALL, TANGLEWOOD WILL PRESENT THE NEW CHAMBER VERSION OF AMERICAN COMPOSER JACK BEESON’S OPERA LIZZIE BORDEN WITH MEMBERS OF THE BOSTON LYRIC OPERA ORCHESTRA UNDER DAVID ANGUS (7/31); AMERICAN-THEMED APPEARANCES BY THE BOSTON SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERS (7/1), CHANTICLEER (7/9), THE NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF THE USA WITH VIOLIN SOLOIST GIL SHAHAM AND CONDUCTOR DAVID ROBERTSON (7/24), THE KNIGHTS WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAWN UPSHAW (7/23), JEREMY DENK PERFORMING IVES’S CONCORD SONATA (8/13); THE FATHER-SON DUO OF ELLIS MARSALIS, JR., AND DELFEAYO MARSALIS (8/17), AND
THE MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA (8/24)

TANGLEWOOD’S CELEBRATION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF OZAWA HALL WILL ALSO INCLUDE A CONCERT PERFORMANCE OF HANDEL’S TESEOWITH THE PHILHARMONIA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA AND SOLOISTS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF NICHOLAS MCGEGAN (8/14) AND APPEARANCES BY THE EMERSON STRING QUARTET PERFORMING MUSIC OF SHOSTAKOVICH (7/10), THE SEQUENTIA ENSEMBLE FOR EARLY MUSIC (7/15), EMANUEL AX, LEONIDAS KAVAKOS, AND YO-YO MA IN AN ALL-BRAHMS RECITAL (8/7), THE DEUTSCHE KAMMERPHILHARMONIE BREMEN, WITH SOLOIST LARS VOGT, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF PAAVO JÄRVI, (8/6), AND BARITONE THOMAS HAMPSON AND PIANIST WOLFRAM RIEGER IN A RECITAL CELEBRATING THE 150TH BIRTH YEAR OF RICHARD STRAUSS (7/16)

2014 FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC, JULY 17-21, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
JOHN HARBISON AND MICHAEL GANDOLFI, FOCUSES ON AMERICAN COMPOSERS, INCLUDING JOHN ADAMS, STEVE MACKEY, GEORGE PERLE, BERNARD RANDS, AND ROGER SESSIONS, WITH A SPECIAL SPOTLIGHT ON A YOUNGER GENERATION OF AMERICANS, INCLUDING
ANTHONY CHEUNG, HANNAH LASH, ERIC NATHAN, AND KATE SOPER

JAMES TAYLOR RETURNS FOR HIS EVER-POPULAR TANGLEWOOD CONCERTS ON JULY 3 AND 4,
WITH TICKETS GOING ON SALE FOR THESE PERFORMANCES ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 16
(ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE JULY 4 CONCERT TO BENEFIT TANGLEWOOD)

ADDITIONAL 2014 POPULAR ARTIST CONCERTS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE

BOSTON POPS HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE KEITH LOCKHART-LED PERFORMANCES BY JASON ALEXANDER (7/13) AND JOSH GROBAN (8/30), AND FILM NIGHT WITH JOHN WILLIAMS (8/2)

A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION (6/28) AND WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME! (8/28) BRING THEIR
POPULAR RADIO PROGRAMS TO THE KOUSSEVITZKY MUSIC SHED

ONE DAY UNIVERSITY (8/24) AND TANGLEWOOD FOOD AND WINE CLASSIC (8/7-10) RETURN IN 2014

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