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2022 Tanglewood Season

Boston Pops at Tanglewood

Join "America's Orchestra" this season for unforgettable performances of some of the best scores from the stage and screen.

  • Darth Vader leaning over a burnt walkway, telling Luke Skywalker who his father is

    The Empire Strikes Back

    Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they present this classic film with live orchestral accompaniment. “You must feel the Force around you...” The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga. As Imperial Forces launch an all-out attack on the Rebel Alliance, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) flee to Cloud City where they are captured by Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) journeys to the mysterious, marshy planet of Dagobah, where the wise Jedi Master Yoda teaches the young hero the ways of the Force. Little does Luke know that all his Jedi training will be called upon so soon. A stunning revelation — and a seeming life-or-death duel with Darth Vader — await.

    6pm, Ozawa Hall Prelude Concert

    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,James Burton, conductor

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    Jul 15, 2022 - 8:00pm

    Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA

  • portrait of Keith Lockhart wearing a blue shirt with a blue-grey jacket

    Remembering Stephen Sondheim

    Stephen Sondheim left an unmatched legacy that has transformed American musical theater. Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops, and a stellar Broadway cast take us on a journey through Keith’s favorite Sondheim creations, from the dazzling lyrical contributions of West Side Story, to the organic perfection of shows like Company and Sweeney Todd, and the audacity of later works like Assassins. Come celebrate the legacy of a true musical luminary on this very special night at Tanglewood.

    6pm, Ozawa Hall
    Prelude Concert

    Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

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    Aug 19, 2022 - 8:00pm

    Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA