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Opening Night at Tanglewood with Lang Lang

Tanglewood

Koussevitzky Music Shed - Lenox, MA - View Map

The Robert and Jane Mayer Conert

Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra open their 2018 Tanglewood season with a gala performance featuring global superstar pianist Lang Lang. Opening the concert is the overture to Mozart's The Magic Flute, followed by the composer's Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491, featuring Lang Lang. Maestro Nelsons then leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5-a work Bernstein conducted three times at Tanglewood, including for his 70th-birthday weekend in 1988-which displays the composer's trademarks: an endless procession of memorable melodies, masterful and vivid use of the orchestra's full color palette, and a musical language of drama and energy.

Featured Performers

Andris   Nelsons, conductor Andris Nelsons, conductor  Lang    Lang, piano Lang Lang, piano
Program Notes Audio
MOZART - Overture to The Magic Flute
MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (30 min)
TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony No. 5