John Williams concerts on July 14, August 7 and a 80th Birthday Celebration on August 18.
Saturday, July 14: ‘Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration’
The concert will feature the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood Music Center orchestras, with performances by Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Peter Serkin, singer James Taylor, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. The event will be led by a trio of conductors, John Williams, Keith Lockhart, and Andris Nelsons, and will be broadcast live to an international radio audience. – More details at the BSO website
Tuesday, August 7: ‘Tanglewood On Parade’
“Tanglewood on Parade” features the festival’s orchestras with conductors Maazel, Dohányi, Stéphane Denève, Lockhart and John Williams. The program ends with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and fireworks. – More details at the BSO website
Saturday, August 18: ‘John Williams’ 80th Birthday Celebration’
Composer and Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams will be feted on the occasion of his 80th birthday year with a Boston Pops concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Gabriela Montero, Jessye Norman, and Leonard Slatkin, along with performances by several Boston Symphony soloists. – More details at the BSO website