Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces 2019 Programming

Performances and programs take place in the Berkshires and Boston,  June 17–August 10, 2019 Highlights this summer include: Performances of orchestral works composed by BUTI alumni Mason Bates (BUTI’94), Paul Haas (BUTI’87, ’88), and Missy Mazzoli (BUTI’98) Workshops and masterclasses as part of the inaugural year of the Tanglewood Learning Institute Young Artists Orchestra performance…

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces 2019 Programming

Performances and programs take place in the Berkshires and Boston, June 17–August 10, 2019 Highlights this summer include:\ Performances of orchestral works composed by BUTI alumni Mason Bates (BUTI’94), Paul Haas (BUTI’87, ’88), and Missy Mazzoli (BUTI’98) Workshops and masterclasses as part of the inaugural year of the Tanglewood Learning Institute Young Artists Orchestra performance with…

REVIEW: The Knights Present “Candide” at Tanglewood

by Macey Levin As the world probably knows, 2018 would have been Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday,  also that of Jerome Robbins.  Bernstein was a musical genius as a conductor, music educator on television and a composer of classical music, ballets, and broadway musicals.  In our part of the world Barrington Stage Company has produced a…

REVIEW: “A Quiet Place” at Tanglewood

by Fred Baumgarten The best way to appreciate Leonard Bernstein’s 1983 opera, A Quiet Place, is through the music. At Tanglewood last week, this infrequently performed work was given a spirited defense by the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and Vocal Fellows under the baton of Stefan Asbury, in a 2013 version with reduced orchestration. Legendary Bernstein…