2017 Schedule

Jeremy Yudkin’s

 

PRE-CONCERT TANGLEWOOD TALKS

 

THE LENOX LIBRARY

 

Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-4pm

 

“Jeremy is the friendliest and most informative speaker I’ve ever heard!”

 

WEEKEND ONE

July 7, Opening Night at Tanglewood

“Mahler’s Overwhelming Masterpiece, the Resurrection Symphony”

(BSO/Nelsons)

July 8

SPECIAL TALK: “How to Listen (Really Listen) to Music”

(Mozart, Beethoven, and Ellington)

 

WEEKEND TWO

July 14

“A March through the Ages” Ravel, Haydn, Mozart, Adès

(BSO/Nelsons/Trifonov)

July 15

“The Mythical and Musical Story of Wagner’s Ring” Wagner, Das Rheingold 

 (BSO/Nelsons)

 

WEEKEND THREE

July 21

“The Power of Poetry and Fate” Bernstein, Tchaikovsky

(BSO/Thibaudet)

July 22

“The Conjunction of Opposites” Beethoven, Britten, and Adès

(BSO/Ax)

 

 

WEEKEND FOUR

July 28

“Flawless Masterpieces” Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak

(BSO/Dutoit/Bronfman)

July 29

“Jazzy Piano and an Orchestral Extravaganza” Stravinsky, Ravel, Berlioz

(BSO/Dutoit/Aimard)

 

WEEKEND FIVE

August 4

“The World of High Romanticism” Chopin, Rachmaninoff

(BSO/Graf/Ohlsson)

August 5 (Program for August 6)

“Schumann and Yo-Yo”  Mozart, Schumann

(BSO/Dohnanyi/Ma)

 

 

WEEKEND SIX

August 11

“Orchestral Riches and Riots” Dvorak, Brahms, Stravinsky

(BSO/Shaham/Weilerstein)

August 12

“One of my best works!” Brahms, Beethoven

(BSO/Dohnanyi/Znaider)

 

 

WEEKEND SEVEN

August 18

“Mahler’s Orchestral Songs and Brahms’s Pastoral Symphony” Mahler, Brahms

(BSO/Keenlyside)

August 19

SPECIAL TALK: “Inside the Orchestra: The Classical Orchestra through the Ages”