The dates for the traditional concerts held by the Boston Symphony Orchestra every summer in Tanglewood (Lenox, Massachusetts, USA) are already set: from June 21st to August 26th, 2018, and among all the concerts, let’s highlight three that have the participation of maestro John Williams.
Tanglewood on Parade – Tuesday 7th of August, 2018
On Tuesday, August 7th at 8:00 pm, John Williams will share the podium with Keith Lockhart, Charles Dutoit and Bramwell Tovey to conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, in a concert that will include works by Ravel, Gershwin and Tchaikovsky.
More information: https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/93173/
Tickets: $ 24-114 (19-92 €)
John Williams’ Film Night – Saturday 11th of August, 2018
The traditional “John Williams’ Film Night” will be held on Saturday, August 11th at 8:00 pm, focused on the maestro’s film music repertoire, featuring the Boston Pops conducted by Andris Nelsons and John Williams.
More information: https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/93186/
Tickets: $ 23-128 (18-103 €)
The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood – Saturday 25th of August, 2018
And the third concert will be the special “The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood” on Saturday, August 25th at 8:00 pm, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons, Christoph Eschenbach, Keith Lockhart, Michael Tilson Thomas and John Williams and the Tanglewood Chorus Festival (TFC) conducted by James Burton.
The evening will also feature a special cast of artists such as soloist Audra McDonald, violinist Midori or cellist Yo-Yo Ma among many others, to celebrate that on August 25th, Leonard Bernstein would turn 100 years old.
The program of the concert will include music by Bernstein for genres as diverse as classic, film and Broadway, and will have an additional incentive, since a new work for cello and orchestra, specially composed for the occasion by John Williams will be performed, a work that will be premiered at the concert on Sunday, August 19th with Andris Nelsons and Yo-Yo Ma (follow link).
More information: https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/93145
Entradas: $ 25-125 (20-100 €)
All the information of Tanglewood’s summer season can be found in the following links:
Tickets for these three concerts with John Williams will go on sale next Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (Boston Time – EST – Eastern Standard Time) and SoundTrackFest will continue reporting as there is more information available.