Great Performances: Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, June 13 at 9:00 p.m.
The Tanglewood Music Festival, located in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, celebrates its 75th anniversary.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra — led by conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Andris Nelsons — and iconic Tanglewood artists Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter (at right), Peter Serkin and James Taylor.
The wide-ranging program, which was recorded in July 2012 includes Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Leonard Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from "On the Town," selections from the Great American Songbook, Franz Joseph Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D, 2nd and 3rd movements, as well as Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Andante cantabile for cello and strings, Pablo de Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, for violin and orchestra, Maurice Ravel’s La Valse" and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.