Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
August 3, 2010
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Conducted by Keith Lockhart, Stefan Asbury, Julian Kuerti and JOHN WILLIAMS
Featuring Yo-Yo Ma and James Taylor
‘Tanglewood on Parade’
EXTERNAL REVIEWS & ARTICLES
- Tanglewood on Parade – Tribute to 30th Season of John Williams (BerkshireFineArts.com) – INCLUDES PHOTOS
- Tanglewood on Parade: Musical giant, John Williams, feted (Berkshire Eagle)
- Music Review: Tanglewood on Parade (Berkshire Living)
- John Williams on Parade (Boston Globe) (article by Caroline Taylor ‘celebrating 30 years of music and friendship with the Boston Pops conductor’)
Suite from ‘JFK’
Three songs from ‘Seven for Luck’
Music from ‘Harry Potter’
‘For New York’
Music from ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’
There will also be a surprise item, to be announced from the stage!
Concert report by Miguel Andrade (originally posted on our forum)
The surprises were Ma as soloist on Memoirs of a Geisha, a tribute by James Taylor and Ma, playing a Taylor composed song, and the ‘Hymn to New England’ conducted by Lockhart with a projection of images from Williams relation with the BSO.
Lockhart conducted the Boston Pops on Superman and JFK suite, Asbury the TMC Orchestra on the Three Songs from ‘Seven for Luck’ (with Elizabeth Baldwin, a TMC fellow) and three pieces from Harry Potter, Julian Kuerti (BSO assistant conductor) conducted the Boston Symphony on ‘For New York’, and Williams with the BSO and Ma did the three pieces from Memoirs. Follwing that was the tribute by Taylor and Ma and Lockhart conducting the BSO on Hymn. Williams returned to the podium to conducted the joint forces of the BSO and TMC orchestra on the ‘1812 overture’.
PICTURES BY ROALD VAN DER LAAN (originally posted on our forum)