GATES OPEN AT 5:30PM Relive the magic on the silver screen of Steven Spielberg’s great family adventure, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a best picture nominee and one of the most popular films of all time. Thrill to John Williams’ Academy Award-winning score performed live by the Boston Pops. Boston Pops Films in Concert Series Support provided by the George and Roberta Berry Supporting Organization
KRISTINE OPOLAIS JOINS ANDRIS NELSONS FOR AN EXCITING EVENING OF OPERA AND SONG
August 26, 8PM at Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed – Lenox, MA Boston Symphony Orchestra Andris Nelsons, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano Sir Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Russell Thomas, tenor Tanglewood Festival Chorus James Burton, conductor
GATES OPEN AT 5:30PM On Saturday, August 26, soprano Kristine Opolais, bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus join Music Director Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra for an evening of opera and song. Bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel replaces baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday, August 26, opera gala program at Tanglewood.
PUCCINITosca, Act II WAGNER “Entrance of the Guests” from Tannhäuser, Act II WAGNER “Wie duftet doch der Flieder” (Hans Sachs’ “Flieder monologue”) from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act II DVOŘÁK “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka, Act I DVOŘÁK Polonaise from Rusalka, Act II GERSHWIN From Porgy and Bess: Introduction and Jasbo Brown Blues, from Act I “Summertime,” from Act I “I got plenty o’ nuttin’,” from Act II “Bess, you is my woman now,” from Act II
Koussevitzky Music Shed – Lenox, MA Boston Symphony Orchestra Andris Nelsons, conductor Katie Van Kooten, soprano Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano, Russell Thomas, tenor John Relyea, bass-baritone Tanglewood Festival Chorus, James Burton, conductor
GATES OPEN AT 12PM For the second year in a row, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in its traditional season-ending performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Sunday, August 27. The performance features soprano Katie Van Kooten in her BSO and Tanglewood debuts; mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford; tenor Russell Thomas; and bass-baritone John Relyea, along with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Maestro Nelsons and the BSO open the program with Charles Ives’s tribute to Western Massachusetts, “The Housatonic at Stockbridge” from Three Places in New England.
IVES – “The Housatonic at Stockbridge” from Three Places in New England
BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 9
Summer Sundays 12noon-2pm, Tanglewood Grounds On Sunday afternoons, enjoy new and exciting events for all ages to enhance your Tanglewood experience. Activities that take place at various locations throughout the grounds include local food tastings and other specialties of the region, face painting, and Qigong, games for families, and more!
DINING AT TANGLEWOOD
During the season, have more time to enjoy Tanglewood by ordering a picnic in advance and dining on the grounds. Online orders up to 48 hours in advance. The Highwood Manor House will be open to the public for dinner Friday and Saturday, and Sunday brunch. Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance and are required.