Tag: Tanglewood

Tuesdays with Tanglewood on WMHT

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Tuesdays with Tanglewood is WMHT‘s weekly look at the famed Tanglewood Music Center. Michael Nock, Associate Director & Dean of Fellows at the Tanglewood Music Center hosts a weekly look at the famed Tanglewood Music Center, featuring concert recordings, interviews with up-and-coming performers and previews of concerts coming in the week ahead.

Tuesdays with Tanglewood is presented in podcast for so you can listen to previous episodes also.

WMHT is a PBS television station and NPR classical music radio station serving Eastern New York and Western New England.

DATE/TIME: Tuesdays at 6pm

LOCATION: Stream online at tuesdayswithtanglewood.podbean.com/

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Boston Pops and The B-52s at Tanglewood this Friday

B52-345xIt’s going to be an end of summer blowout at Tanglewood with The B-52s and the Boston Pops!

The B-52s are one of the most fun, party bands of the past 40 years. This Friday, they will take the stage at Tanglewood and join the Boston Pops, led by conductor, Keith Lockhart. If that doesn’t sound like enough fun on it’s own, then check out some of the other festivities planned for Friday:

  • Come early to start the party with an 80s DJ and Dance Party Pre-concert
  • Receive a $10 food coupon if you’re dressed in your best 80s outfit! Prizes awarded for best dressed!
  • Musical Scavenger Hunt 5:30 to 7:00pm Suggested for Ages 8 – 12
    Scavenger Hunt begins and ends at the Tanglewood Visitors Center Prizes include a Tanglewood backpack for all participants, at the conclusion of the hunt.

Tickets are available, and Tanglewood has a special promo code that can save you $25 on tickets for the Shed. Just use the Promo Code, pops25, at checkout to take advantage of this deal.

Click Here to buy tickets.

The gates open at 5:30pm. The concert starts at 8:00pm

Tanglewood is located at 297 West Street, Lenox, MA 01240

I’ll be at the concert on Friday, and probably tweeting some updates. Follow me  on twitter @CoCoCurrent.

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.