Tanglewood Broadcast Schedule



Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons
All programs and artists are subject to change.


The 2019 Tanglewood broadcast schedule (all concerts are live unless noted):

Thursday, July 4, 7 p.m.
(recorded August 5, 2018 at Tanglewood)
Tanglewood on Parade
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Pops Orchestra
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Stefan Asbury, Keith Lockhart, Bramwell Tovey, John Williams, conductors
Kirill Gerstein, piano
TCHAIKOVSKY - Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-overture
RAVEL - Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2
GERSHWIN - Overture to Nice Work if You Can Get It (arr. & orch. by Bill Elliott)
GERSHWIN - Rhapsody in Blue
JOHN WILLIAMS - Three selections from Star Wars (Adventures of Han; Adagio from The Force Awakens; The Jedi Step & Finale)
TCHAIKOVSKY - 1812 Overture

Friday, July 5, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Emanuel Ax, piano

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat, K.482

MAHLER Symphony No. 5


Saturday, July 6, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Joan TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1

André PREVIN Violin Concerto, Anne-Sophie Mutter

DVORÁK Symphony No. 9, From the NewWorld


Sunday, July 7, 2:30 p.m.

(Recorded on July 29, 2018, at Tanglewood)

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Juanjo Mena, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin

HAYDN Symphony No. 88

PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1

MOZART Symphony No. 40


Friday, July 12, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Jan Lisiecki, piano

Thomas Rolfs, trumpet

Robert Sheena, English horn

COPLAND Quiet City

GRIEG Piano Concerto

COPLAND Symphony No. 3


Saturday, July 13, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Kristine Opolais, soprano

Oksana Volkova, mezzo-soprano

Jonathan Tetelman, tenor

Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone

Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

James Burton, conductor

VERDI Requiem


Sunday, July 14, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4

HK GRUBER Aerial, Concerto for trumpet and orchestra

STRAUSS “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome


Friday, July 19, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Gautier Capuçon, cello

Betsy JOLAS A Little Summer Suite

SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1

DEBUSSY La Mer

RAVEL La Valse


Saturday, July 20, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Renée Fleming, soprano

Rod Gilfry, baritone

Wendall Harrington, video artist

ELGAR Enigma Variations

Kevin PUTS The Brightness of Light (world premiere)


Sunday, July 21 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F

GERSHWIN Variations on “I Got Rhythm,” for piano and orchestra

STRAVINSKY Petrushka


Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Paul Lewis, piano

Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

James Burton, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 2

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K.414

RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé (complete)


Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m.

(Recorded on July 21, 2018, at Tanglewood)

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Elizabeth Rowe, flute

Hannah Morrison, soprano

Elisabeth Kulman, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Phan, tenor

Michael Nagy, baritone

MOZART Symphony No. 34

BERNSTEIN Halil, Nocturne for flute and orchestra

HAYDN Missa in angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass)


Sunday, July 28, 2:30pm

(Recorded on July 8, 2018, at Tanglewood)

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5


Sunday, July 28, 7 p.m.

(Act 1 recorded the previous night, Act 2 recorded 

 that afternoon, Act 3 recorded that evening)

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra

Andris Nelsons, conductor

Amber Wagner, soprano (Sieglinde)

Christine Goerke, soprano (Brünnhilde)

Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano (Fricka)

Simon O’Neill, tenor (Siegmund)

James Rutherford, bass-baritone (Wotan)

Franz-Josef Selig, bass (Hunding)

Eve Gigliotti, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Kelly Cae Hogan,

Ronnita Miller, Mary Phillips, and Renée Tatum (Valkyries)

WAGNER Die Walküre


Friday, August 2, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Ken-David Masur, conductor

Joshua Bell, violin

MARTINU Memorial to Lidice

DVORÁK Violin Concerto

DVORÁK Symphony No. 8


Saturday, August 3, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Asher Fisch, conductor

Pinchas Zukerman, violin

Amanda Forsyth, cello

SCHUMANN Overture to Genoveva

Avner DORMAN Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra

BEETHOVEN Romance No. 1 in G for violin and orchestra

MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, Scottish


Sunday, August 4, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1


Friday, August 9, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Leonidas Kavakos, conductor and violin

BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto

DVORÁK Symphony No. 7


Saturday, August 10, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Rafael Payare, conductor

Nikolai Lugansky, piano

CARREÑO Margaritena

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1

BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


Sunday, August 11, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Adès, conductor

Inon Barnatan, piano

IVES Three Places in New England

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral


Friday, August 16

(Recorded on July 27, 2018, at Tanglewood)

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Juanjo Mena, conductor

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat, K.271

BRAHMS Symphony No. 3


Saturday, August 17, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

François-Xavier Roth, conductor

Kirill Gerstein, piano

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2


Sunday, August 18, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

François-Xavier Roth, conductor

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Members of the BSO horn section

SCHUMANN Concert Piece for four horns and orchestra

SCHUMANN Cello Concerto

BRAHMS Serenade No. 1


Friday, August 23, 8 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Yu-An Chang, conductor

Conrad Tao, piano

MENDELSSOHN Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G

SCHUBERT Symphony No. 2


Saturday, August 24, 8 p.m.

John Williams’ Film Night

Boston Pops

David Newman, conductor

John Williams, host

Mr. Williams introduces a celebration of the music of Hollywood and beyond. 


Sunday, August 25, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

Nicole Cabell, soprano

J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Phan, tenor

Morris Robinson, bass

Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

James Burton, conductor

SCHOENBERG Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth), for unaccompanied chorus

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9


Sunday, September 1, 3 p.m.
(Recorded on July 23, 2019, at Tanglewood)
Tanglewood on Parade
Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO)
Boston Pops Orchestra (POPS)
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra (TMCO)
Boston Symphony Children’s Choir (BSCC)
Andris Nelsons, Keith Lockhart, Thomas Wilkins, and James Burton, conductors

WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre
Andris Nelsons conducts the TMCO

RESPIGHI Fountains of Rome
Thomas Wilkins conducts the BSO

BURTON Excerpts from The Lost Words, for children’s choir and orchestra   (world premiere)
James Burton conducts the BSO and the BSCC

STRAUSS Opening Fanfare from Also sprach Zarathustra
RAVEL Opening of Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2
TOWNSHEND-MATHES Tommy Overture
HARRISON Here Comes the Sun
Keith Lockhart conducts the POPS

TCHAIKOVSKY ‘1812’ Overture, Op. 49
Thomas Wilkins conducts the BSO/TMCO


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