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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 August 4–18

Koussevitzy Music Shed

Exciting Tanglewood debuts by BSO Assistant Conductor Earl Lee (Aug. 5), piano duo Christina and Michelle Naughton (Aug. 5), Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta (Aug. 6), violist Antoine Tamestit (Aug. 7), and Romanian conductor Cristian Măcelaru (Aug. 14); the returns of composer-conductor Thomas Adès (Aug. 7) and conductor Dima Slobodeniuk (Aug. 13); the third "Pathways from Prague" chamber music program, curated by pianist Emanuel Ax (Aug. 12); and performances by Tanglewood favorites Joshua Bell (Aug. 6), Leonidas Kavakos (Aug. 7 & 12) and Yo-Yo Ma (Aug. 12 & 14)

2022 Festival of Contemporary Music

Under the direction of Ellen Highstein, and featuring Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center, this year's festival presents the American premiere of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence, conducted by the composer (Aug. 8)

Festival includes the world premieres of short works by Michael Gandolfi and Augusta Read Thomas, as well as music by Thomas Adès, Eleanor Alberga, John Cage, Unsuk Chin, Mario Davidovsky, Julius Eastman, Erin Graham, John Harbison, Lee Hyla, Jesse Jones, Andile Khumalo, Oliver Knussen, George Lewis, Allison Loggins-Hull, Carlos Simon, Alvin Singleton, Christopher Trapani, Charles Wuorinen, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon

The popular Silent Film Program (Aug. 7) returns with original music by TMC Composition Fellows set to Charlie Chaplin's classic 1921 film The Kid

Ozawa Hall

Garrick Ohlsson begins his four-concert survey of the complete piano works by Johannes Brahms (Aug. 16 & 18)

Tanglewood Learning Institute (TLI)

Events in Linde Center for Music and Learning and Ozawa Hall

TLI presents several special events including a TLI Open Cello Workshop with Yo-Yo Ma (Aug. 11), TLI In Conversation with Ellen Highstein and guests (Aug. 4), pianist Emanuel Ax (Aug. 11), and conductor Dima Slobodeniouk (Aug. 18); and in conjunction with the Festival of Contemporary Music, Coffee with Composers takes place on Aug. 5, 6, and 7

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