Tanglewood 2020: Beethoven, Wagner, Isaac Stern, Richard Danielpour, immersion weekends, free recitals

Posted on: November 22, 2019

“A concert performance of Act III of Wagner’s ‘Tannhäuser,’ a centennial celebration of renowned violinist Isaac Stern’s signature works, a bounty of Beethoven, and the 20th anniversary of John Williams’s Film Night are the central features of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming summer season at Tanglewood,” writes Zoë Madonna in Thursday’s (11/21) Boston Globe. “Music director Andris Nelsons will lead the BSO in twelve programs…. The weekend-long Stern celebration will [include] violinists Augustin Hadelich, Midori, and Joshua Bell…. The Tanglewood Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer with many performances … including Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 3 … and Berlioz’s Requiem. … With Music from Copland House, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham will sing the world premiere of ‘A Standing Witness,’ a BSO co-commissioned collaboration between composer Richard Danielpour and former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove…. The Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart support Phish’s Trey Anastasio in a Popular Artists series concert…. The Tanglewood Learning Institute is planning … lectures, performances, art classes, and three immersion weekends…. Tanglewood Music Center Fellows and participants in [BBC] Radio 3’s New Generation Artists program will present a series of free lunchtime recitals at the Linde Center for Music and Learning.”

Posted November 22, 2019