75 Digital Streams.


Tanglewood 1937With an audience of visitors from the northeastern U.S., as well as around the country and across the globe, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will bring Tanglewood's 75th-anniversary celebration to music fans worldwide through international radio broadcasts of the BSO's all-Beethoven opener on July 6 and the 75th Anniversary Gala on July 14; 75 Free Digital Streams offered throughout the summer at bso.org; and free streaming at bso.org of master classes and concerts by the Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC), the BSO's renowned summer music academy for the advanced training of young professional-caliber musicians.

75 Free Digital Streams throughout the summer at bso.org
In an extraordinary, first-time-ever offer, Tanglewood will mark its 75th anniversary by offering 75 Free Digital Streams, one each day of the summer, June 20-September 2. These free streams will feature memorable musical events and guest artist appearances from the 75-year history of the festival, including outstanding performances by the BSO, Boston Pops, and Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center, many of whom went on to have major careers and perform in the world's most prestigious concert halls and opera houses. These digital streams will be available free of charge for 24 hours on the day of the release, after which they will be available as a download for purchase.

The repertoire for the 75 Free Digital Streams will be chosen from a vast array of programs and artists and will feature some of the legendary performances in the history of the festival, including concerts with many of the greatest conductors, composers, and performing artists of the 20th and 21st centuries; world and American premieres that introduced important new works that have lived on through repeat performances the world over; extraordinary instrumental and vocal artists in recital and chamber music concerts; highlights of Boston Pops concerts under Arthur Fiedler, John Williams, and Keith Lockhart; and some of Tanglewood's most iconic performances by artists from the worlds of popular culture and Jazz.

A series of Tanglewood Music Center master classes aimed toward inspiring the next generation of aspiring musicians will be made available to a worldwide audience by way of a free digital stream at tanglewood.org.

These tanglewood.org streams will capture BSO concertmaster Malcolm Lowe working with the gifted young violinists of the TMC in a session devoted to the art and skill set of being a concertmaster and leader of a violin section; world-renowned mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe coaching some of today's finest young singers, many of whom are already engaged in or on the cusp of careers in the world's opera houses and concert halls; BSO principal trumpet Thomas Rolfs and BSO second trumpet Benjamin Wright teaching the skills and dynamics involved in building a trumpet section that works together toward a unified goal of performance standards; and a conductor master class, details of which will be announced at a later date. The Tanglewood Music Center was founded in 1940 by Serge Koussevitzky as a training ground for the next generation of classical musicians, who, during their stay at Tanglewood, would have the benefit of training from BSO musicians, an impressive roster of faculty, and many of the prestigious artists who perform at Tanglewood each summer. It is considered to be one of the leading schools of its kind in the world.


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