Ticket Packages and Merchandise

Film Weekend, August 23—25
Film Weekend, August 23—25

Film Weekend, August 23—25



Music is both a core element and a central subject of drama. This three-day weekend features conversations with legendary conductors and composers, demonstrations, and screenings. Includes welcome breakfast and Friday and Saturday lunches.



Welcome Breakfast
August 23, 9am, Linde Center


John Williams’ Film Night
Closed Rehearsal
August 23, 10:30am, Shed

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes experience of John Williams’ Film Night, long established as one of the Tanglewood calendar’s most anticipated and beloved evenings.


On Film and Music
John Williams and David Newman
August 23, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Lunch is provided.


Music, Motion, and Emotion
Jeff Rapsis, silent film composer
August 23, 2:30pm, Linde Center Studio E

Join Jeff Rapsis for an exploration of the art of silent film accompaniment. He specializes in creating live musical accompaniment and uses a mix free improvisation and material created in advance.


A Demonstration of Foley Artistry
August 24, 10am, Linde Center Studio E


With & Without: Music Makes the Film
August 24, 11:30am, Linde Center Studio E


Perspectives on Film Today Panel Discussion
August 24, 1pm, Cindy’s Cafe


Cinema and Visual Music
August 24, 2:30pm, Linde Center Studio E


The Big Idea
Daniel Shapiro
August 24, 5pm, Ozawa Hall

Examine the complexities of freedom and peace in the 21st century, tied to performances of Schoenberg’s Peace on Earth and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (“Ode to Joy”).


Off-Campus Film Technology Tour
August 25, 9:30am, Linde Center Martignetti Lobby


Additional programming to be announced on March 15, 2019

Related Events


Friday Night Concert
August 23, 8pm, Shed
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Yu-An Chang, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano
MENDELSSOHN Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 2


John Williams’ Film Night 
August 24, 8pm, Shed
Boston Pops
David Newman, conductor
John Williams, host


Sunday Showcase
Beethoven on Film
August 25, 12:30pm, Theatre


Sunday Afternoon Concert
August 25, 2:30pm, Shed
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Nicole Cabell, soprano
J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
            James Burton, conductor
SCHOENBERG Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth) for unaccompanied chorus
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9


Score: A Film Music Documentary

August 25, 7pm, Linde Center Studio E

Score: A Film Music Documentary tracks the progress of modern-day film score development and turns the spotlight on the creative struggles involved in composing major motion picture scores. It features interviews with more than 50 composers, directors, orchestrators, and other film industry professionals.