Jeremy Yudkin’s

TANGLEWOOD PRE-CONCERT TALKS

 

THE LENOX LIBRARY

 

Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-4pm

 

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

 

2017 SEASON

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"