Tanglewood: America’s Leading Summer Music Festival

Tanglewood_A
Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble will return to Tanglewood on Sunday, Aug. 7, with music both traditional and new offering a multi-cultural exchange of music.

By Dave Sear

From early June to the middle of September, Tanglewood—America’s leading summer music festival—will be presenting the highest level of musical performances on its beautiful Berkshire campus as diverse as the all-time Country Music star Dolly Parton on Friday, June 17, to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on Sunday, Aug. 28, and there will be lots of new programming and new performers.

Tanglewood, the Berkshires’ major cultural attraction, has an average annual attendance of more than 300,000 visitors and a $60 million impact on the local economy each summer. The festival presents orchestra concerts by the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops and visiting ensembles featuring many of the greatest classical musicians of our time.

With vision, Tanglewood offers free lawn tickets to children accompanied by their parents, ensuring a future audience for the world’s great music. There are discounted tickets for students, and even free offerings and yoga classes on the lawn on Saturday mornings given in conjunction with Kripalu; also, there are always the Saturday morning rehearsals that give insight into the ways great conductors shape the music for the Saturday and Sunday performances of the Boston Symphony, and admission to these rehearsals is $12. Visit www.bso.org for a full listing of this summer’s events.

Dave Sear is a folksinger. He will be appearing at Clark Gardens in Albertson on July 26 and Steppingstone Park in Great Neck on Aug. 7.

Want It In Print?

We now offer matted and framed copies of articles upon request.

Anton Media Staff
In addition to its arts and entertainment publication Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group publishes 16 community newspapers, several magazines, specialty publications and websites. With brands dating back to 1877, Anton has a commitment to deliver trusted and relevant content to the communities it serves.

Leave a Reply

Discover

Sponsor

Latest

Planned Parenthood Launches Telehealth Services Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) has launched virtual healthcare services to connect patients to providers without having to visit a health center.  

Get To Know The Judges And Host Of American Idol

The success of American Idol, which is one of the longest running reality singing competitions in the country, has been described as unparalleled in...

Three Telehealth Tips Connected to COVID-19

People in New York may be able to more effectively use telehealth resources to help stay safe.

‘Take Five’ Campaign Launched For Mental Health During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Take Five of the title refers to taking five minutes out of your day to call on a loved one.

American Idol’s Bobby Bones Talks About Exciting New Projects

When Nashville was ravaged by tornadoes last month, nationally-syndicated radio talk show host and American Idol mentor Bobby Bones stepped up to the plate...

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.

x