Concerts with John Williams – Tanglewood 2017

The first concerts that John Williams is scheduled to perform in 2017 have already been announced, and as usual, they will be held in Tanglewood (Massachusetts – United States) in the month of August.

John Williams - Tanglewood - Conducting

 

The first concert will be on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 8:00 pm under the name “Tanglewood on Parade“, where John Williams will share stage conducting the orchestra side by side with Keith Lockhart, Charles Dutoit, Moritz Gnann and Bramwell Tovey.

 

The planned program is as follows:

 

AARON COPLAND – Fanfare for the Common Man

AARON COPLAND – Piano Concerto

ZOLTÁN KODÁLY – Suite from Háry János

FELIX MENDELSSOHN – Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)

RICHARD RODGERS and LORENZ HART – Blue Moon and Manhattan

JOHN WILLIAMS – Music from Jurassic Park, Minority Report, and Jaws

PIOTR ILICH TCHAIKOVSKY – 1812 Overture

 

As a curiosity, at the end of the evening, fireworks will be launched.

 

The second concert will be on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 8:00 pm under the name “John Williams’ Film Night” where John Williams will share stage with Andris Nelson.

 

The program will feature classic cinema scores by Erich Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, and Alex North, as well as music by Mr. Williams himself, including selections from the Harry Potter saga, E.T. (1982), and Far and Away (1992). Also on the program will be music from Mr. Williams’ score to Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln (2012), with a special guest trumpet soloist.

John Williams - Tanglewood - Harry Potter

 

Tickets for both concerts will be on sale January 29th, 2017 on the following links:

 

Tanglewood on Parade – 8/1/2017

https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/85472

 

John Williams’ Film Night – 8/19/2017

https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/85534