Tanglewood Learning Institute ShopTalks

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Weekly video conversations and live Q&A among conductors, composers, and performers that contextualize and enrich Tanglewood concert experiences. Through these candid, informal discussions, artists share their passion for the arts, their struggles and successes, and their vision for the future of classical music.

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Videos in This Series:


Astrid Schween

Performance Details
Astrid Schween, cello
Areta Zhulla, violin
Members of the Juilliard String Quartet

Astrid Schween AND Areta Zhulla

Thursday, July 2

Astrid Schween, cellist, and Areta Zhulla,violinist, with members of the Juiliard String Quartet join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.

View Astrid Schween's Biography



Available July 2, 2020 at 1PM through July 9

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James-Carter

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James Carter, saxophonist
Roberto Sierra, composer

James Carter and Roberto Sierra

Thursday, July 9

James Carter, saxophonist, and Roberto Sierra, composer, join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.

View James Carter's Biography

Available July 9, 2020 at 1PM through July 16

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Cynthia-Meyers

Performance Details
Cynthia Meyers, BSO piccolo
Robert Sheena, BSO English horn

Cynthia Meyers and Robert Sheena

Thursday, July 16
Cynthia Meyers, BSO piccolo, and Robert Sheena, BSO English horn, join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.
View Cynthia Meyers' Biography
View Robert Sheena's Biography

Available July 16, 2020 at 1PM through July 23

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Nicole Cabell and Nicholas Phan

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Nicole Cabell, soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor

Nicole Cabell and Nicholas Phan

Thursday, July 23
Nicole Cabell, soprano, and Nicholas Phan, tenor, join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.

View Nicole Cabell's Biography
View Nicholas Phan's Biography

Available July 23, 2020 at 1PM through July 30

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Performance Details
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Thomas Wilkins, BSO Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Engagement

JoAnn Falletta and Thomas Wilkins

Thursday, July 30
JoAnn Falletta, conductor, and Thomas Wilkins, BSO Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Engagement, join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.

View JoAnn Falletta's Biography
View Thomas Wilkins' Biography

Available July 30, 2020 at 1PM through August 6

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Frank-Thomas

Performance Details
Gabriela Lena Frank, composer
Augusta Read Thomas, composer

Gabriela Lena Frank and Augusta Read THomas

Thursday, August 6
Composers Gabriela Lena Frank and Augusta Read Thomas join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.
Available August 6, 2020 at 1PM through August 13

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Mark Volpe

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Mark Volpe, President & CEO

Mark Volpe

Thursday, August 13
Mark Volpe, Eunice and Julian Cohen President and CEO of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, joins Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.
Available starting August 13, 2020 at 1PM through August 20

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Lockhart

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Keith Lockhart, Boston Pops conductor
Gus Sebring, Associate Principal Horn

Keith Lockhart And Gus Sebring

Thursday, August 20
Keith Lockhart, Julian and Eunice Cohen Boston Pops Conductor, and Gus Sebring, BSO Associate Principal Horn, join Sue Elliott for ShopTalks.
View Keith Lockhart's Biography
View Gus Sebring's Biography

Available August 20, 2020 at 1PM through August 27

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