Summer Sundays

On Sunday afternoons, Concert Ticket is REquired, enjoy new and exciting events for all ages
12noon-2pm, Tanglewood Grounds
Enjoy new and exciting events for all ages including instrument demonstrations, local food and beer tastings, craft activities, temporary tattoos, and more! Also, join us in the Theatre Sundays at 12:30pm for an educational series including informal talks, unique performances, musical demonstrations, and public masterclasses.


July 22

For All Audiences

The Tanglewood Landscape-Past, Present, and Future, with Tanglewood Grounds Supervisor Bruce Peeples and Landscape Architect Adrian Nial 
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
Since its inception as the Berkshire Symphonic Festival more than 80 years ago, Tanglewood has seen amazing growth - not only in acreage, but in facilities and amenities as well. Tanglewood Grounds Supervisor Bruce Peeples and landscape architect Adrian Nial talk about the stages of the campus' development, share stories about its continued maintenance, and consider what's next for this magical space.

Food and Beer tastings: Lucia's, Jack's Abby Brewing.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm.

For Kids and Families

Watch and Play
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
with BSO musicians Cynthia Meyers, Suzanne Nelsen, and Rachel Childers

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!


July 29

For All Audiences

The Art of Film Scoring, with David Newman 
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
Oscar-nominated film composer and conductor David Newman - who leads the BSO's performance of West Side Story with film on July 28 - talks about writing music for the movies.  Mr. Newman shares insights into the process as exemplified by the scores for All About Eve and Song of Bernadette, both penned by his father, Alfred Newman. 

Food and Beer tastings: Dessert Bar, Sam Adams Brewery.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm.

For Kids and Families

Watch and Play
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
with students of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!


August 5

For All Audiences

Piano master class with Kirill Gerstein
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
Tanglewood's 2018 Koussevitzky Artist Kirill Gerstein leads a piano masterclass featuring talented young students from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.

Food and Beer tastings: Lucia's, Brown's Brewing CO.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm.

For Kids and Families

Watch and Play
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
with BSO musicians Bonnie Bewick and Lawrence Wolfe

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!


August 12

For All Audiences

Harp demonstration with Tanglewood Music Center Fellows 
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
Tanglewood Music Center Harp Fellows are joined by BSO Principal Harpist Jessica Zhou for a program offering the audience a closer look at this elegant and complex instrument.

Food and Beer tastings: Mad Jack's, Barrington Brewery.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm.

For Kids and Families

Watch and Play
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
with Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!


August 19

For All Audiences

Performance by Tanglewood Music Center Vocal Ensemble 
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
As a finale to their summer of study, TMC Vocal Fellows come together as an ensemble for a program of music spanning six centuries, including works by Bach, Brahms, Gesualdo, Grainger, Haydn, Janequin, Messiaen, Schumann, Rautavaara, and Weelkes.

Food and Beer tastings: Nejaime Bros., Jack's Abbey Brewing.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm.

For Kids and Families

"What's That Sound?"  
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
with The Eagles Trombone Ensemble

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!


August 26

For All Audiences

Bernstein and Tanglewood-From the BSO Archives, with BSO Archivist Bridget Carr 
(Theatre Concert Hall, 12:30-1:30)
In the final event of the Bernstein Centennial Summer, BSO Archivist Bridget Carr joins Michael Nock, Associate Director for Student Affairs at the Tanglewood Music Center, to trace Leonard Bernstein's history with the BSO and Tanglewood through rare documentary photos, audio recordings, and video clips from the BSO Archives.

Food and Beer tastings: Dessert Bar, Sam Adams Brewery.

Mass Audubon Nature Walks 1pm-2pm. 

For Kids and Families

"What's That Sound?"  
(Chamber Music Hall, 1:00-1:45)
Alpine horn demonstration with BSO member, Richard Sebring.

Kids' Corner
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Fun craft activities that relate to the concert program.

Tanglewood Tattoo Tent
(Outside the Chamber Music Hall, 12:00-4:00)
Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!

 


Berkshire Tour Company
www.berkshiretourco.com
Offering round trip "Summer Sundays" tours from Boston to Lenox.