John Williams – Tanglewood on Parade 2023 – Information and Photos

On Tuesday, August 8, the traditional Tanglewood On Parade event was held featuring several concerts of Chamber Music, Vocal Music & Brass Fanfare throughout the day, followed by the main concert at 8:00 pm at the Koussevitzky Music Shed with fireworks afterward.

John Williams - Tanglewood on Parade 2023 - Information and Photos



This concert was performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart, Andris Nelsons, Armand Birk, and John Williams, with the following program:

  • RAVEL Boléro (Birk/TMCO)
  • Arturs MASKATS Tango (Nelsons/BSO)
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scene and Gypsy Song and Fandango asturiano from Capriccio espagnol (Lockhart/Pops)
  • COREA (arr. Emilio SOLLA) Spain (Lockhart/Pops)
  • John WILLIAMS Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Williams/Pops)
  • John WILLIAMS Theme from Born on the Fourth of July (Williams/Pops)
  • John WILLIAMS Flight to Neverland, from Hook (Williams/Pops)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture (Nelsons/BSO/TMCO)


Additional information:


Official photos (📸 Hilary Scott):…


You can read more about John Williams related concerts this summer at Tanglewood here:

John Williams - Tanglewood 2023