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2022 Tanglewood Season Presents Performances and Events June 18 Through September 5

The Main Gate Entrance to Tanglewood on a partially cloudy day

Highlights of Tanglewood Programs Taking Place July 22–August 3

Koussevitzky Music Shed

  • BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads his final five concerts of the season: BSO concerts with Paul Lewis performing all five Beethoven piano concertos over the course of three nights with each program opening with a new work—by Julia Adolphe (7/29), Caroline Shaw (7/30), and Elizabeth Ogonek (7/31); a program of works by Still, Walker, and Brahms (7/24); and a Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 and Berlioz’s The Death of Cleopatra with soprano Christine Goerke (7/23)
  • Karina Canellakis returns to the BSO podium to lead the orchestra and Emanuel Ax in Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and works by Wagner and Rachmaninoff (7/22)

Community and Family Events

  • Tanglewood in the City—a free-of-charge video presentation of a BSO concert under the direction of Andris Nelsons—takes place in the Pittsfield Common on Friday, July 22, at 7:30pm
  • The Tanglewood Family Concert with conductor Thomas WilkinsBetter Together: A Musical Look at Partnerships, Teamwork, and Community—takes place on Saturday, July 23; this concert is free for patrons under age 18
  • Tanglewood on Parade—a full day of musical activities on August 2—culminates in an evening performance by the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood Music Center orchestras, with conductors Thomas Adès, Stefan Asbury, JoAnn Falletta, Thomas Wilkins, and John Williams; the program concludes with an orchestral arrangement of the Ukrainian National Anthem and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture in dedication to the people of Ukraine

Ozawa Hall

  • Silkroad Ensemble and Rhiannon Giddens present four new works by Silkroad artists Shawn Conley, Sandeep Das, Maeve Gilchrist, and Kaoru Watanabe for a program entitled Phoenix Rising (7/28), plus performances by the Takács Quartet (7/27) and Danish String Quartet (8/3)

Tanglewood Learning Institute (TLI) and Tanglewood Music Center (TMC)

Events in Linde Center for Music and Learning and Ozawa Hall

TLI and TMC present special events including a TLI Open Workshop with Andris Nelsons coaching TMC Fellows (7/28); TLI In Conversation with composer Julia Adolphe (7/28); and the TLI Spotlight Series featuring Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate (7/30)

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