Free “Tanglewood in the City” event in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Posted on: July 22, 2022

On Friday, July 22 at 7:30 pm the Boston Symphony Orchestra will present “Tanglewood in the City,” a free event that includes in-person and video performances at the Pittsfield Common in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The video presentation will feature a BSO concert led by Music Director Andris Nelsons, on a program to include Carlos Simon’s Motherboxx Connection, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with soprano Nicole Cabell, Duke Ellington’s New World A-Coming with pianist Aaron Diehl, and George Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Pre-video live performances will feature the Pittsfield-based Eagles Trombone Ensemble and musicians from Kids 4 Harmony, a free music-education program for young people in Berkshire County. The event is presented in partnership with Mill Town Foundation, a community investment group based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, which is approximately seven miles from the BSO’s summer home at Tanglewood in Lenox. More information at