Tanglewood Releases 2008 Schedule

Next summer is already heating up at Tanglewood with some heavy hitters on the roster for the 2008 season.

The renowned outdoor music venue in the Berkshires released it’s 2008 schedule today and it includes an appearance by opera star Renee Fleming on August 2nd. Fleming will join the Boston Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

The 2008 season opens on June 26 with the Mark Morris Dance Group followed by a week of great performances including A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor, and a pair of James Taylor concerts. The week is capped by Maestro James Levine on July 5, as he leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berlioz opera Les Troyens. Opening night will also feature Tanglewood’s annual Berkshire Night, with free tickets for 1,000 year-round residents of the Berkshires.

Tickets for the 2008 Tanglewood season go on sale on February 17 through SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200 or online at www.tanglewood.org.

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