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Welcome Breakfast

August 23, 9am, Linde Center


John Williams’ Film Night
Closed Rehearsal

August 23, 10:30am, Shed

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes experience of John Williams’ Film Night, long established as one of the Tanglewood calendar’s most anticipated and beloved evenings.


On Film and Music
John Williams and David Newman

August 23, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Lunch is provided.


Music, Motion, and Emotion
Jeff Rapsis, silent film composer

August 23, 2:30pm, Linde Center Studio E

Join Jeff Rapsis for an exploration of the art of silent film accompaniment. He specializes in creating live musical accompaniment and uses a mix of free improvisation and material created in advance.


A Demonstration of Foley Artistry

August 24, 10am, Linde Center Studio E


With & Without: Music Makes the Film

August 24, 11:30am, Linde Center Studio E


Perspectives on Film Today Panel Discussion

August 24, 1pm, Cindy’s Cafe


Cinema and Visual Music

August 24, 2:30pm, Linde Center Studio E


The Big Idea
Daniel Shapiro

August 24, 5pm, Ozawa Hall

Examine the complexities of freedom and peace in the 21st century, tied to performances of Schoenberg’s Peace on Earth and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (“Ode to Joy”).


Off-Campus Film Technology Tour

August 25, 9:30am, Linde Center Martignetti Lobby


Additional programming to be announced on March 15, 2019

Friday Night Concert

August 23, 8pm, Shed

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Yu-An Chang, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano
MENDELSSOHN Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 2


John Williams’ Film Night

August 24, 8pm, Shed

Boston Pops
David Newman, conductor
John Williams, host


Sunday Showcase
Beethoven on Film

August 25, 12:30pm, Theatre


Sunday Afternoon Concert

August 25, 2:30pm, Shed

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


Score: A Film Music Documentary

August 25, 7pm, Linde Center Studio E

Score: A Film Music Documentary tracks the progress of modern-day film score development and turns the spotlight on the creative struggles involved in composing major motion picture scores. It features interviews with more than 50 composers, directors, orchestrators, and other film industry professionals.