Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter The honeymoon between Music Director Andris Nelsons, born 1978, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, born 1881, is over; their marriage was on full display for the 2017 season finale at Tanglewood, where they produced as beautiful performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 as you could imagine. With four soloists,... read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter This was a special Tanglewood concert on a Sunday in early August, with drama-free weather, with traffic streaming through Lenox since noon for a 2:30 performance. An audience of almost 14,000 assembled to listen to the ebullient Yo-Yo Ma perform the Cello Concerto of the troubled composer Robert Schumann.... read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter Tanglewood Takes Flight; Celebration of Birds and Music with Mass Audubon at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is a collaboration between two organizations that span the town of Lenox, a novel merging of their missions. The program is a most obvious idea to anyone who has attended concerts at Tanglewood,... read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter Tanglewood on Parade is one of those events that qualifies as the coolest thing in the world, an event you’d make a point of attending, if you knew enough to. It is an all-day celebration of all things classically musical, in a variety of venues spread amid the Boston... read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter For the first time in seventeen years, our Tanglewood season got underway with James Taylor and his All-Star Band, instead of with Garrison Keillor and A Prairie Home Companion. During Keillor’s run, which began in the last days of the Clinton Administration and ended at the same point in... read more
Snapshots from the wedding of Loan and Tam, June 25, 2017 at St. Paul’s in Springfield followed by reception in Ludlow.