Boston University Tanglewood Institute concert calendar, July 16-August 13

Posted on: July 5, 2022

Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a training program for young musicians in Lenox, Massachusetts, has announced its 2022 concert calendar, which will begin on July 16 with a concert by the institute’s Young Artists Orchestra at Seiji Ozawa Hall. Mei-Ann Chen will conduct the ensemble in Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Anna Clyne’s Masquerade, Louise Farrenc’s Symphony No. 3, and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis. Also planned are a July 24 concert dedicated to Anne Hobson Pilot, former principal harpist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Director of the BUTI Young Artists Harp Program from 2002 to 2021. That program will include “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson, with harpist Charles Overton; Julia Perry’s Homunculus C.F.; excerpts from Valerie Coleman’s Concerto for Woodwind Quintet; Jessie Montgomery’s Strum; Florence Price’s Adoration; and Rosephanye Powell’s Non Nobis Domine; guest harpist Angelica Hairston will also perform during the concert. The summer’s final Young Artists Orchestra performance will take place on August 13, led by Paul Haas; repertoire will include Jessica Meyer’s Go Big or Go Home; Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5; Respighi’s Pines of Rome; and the world premiere of Valerie Coleman’s Ashé, commissioned by BUTI and conducted by Joseph Conyers.