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Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) Piano Master Class led by Jacob Greenberg

July 1, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

Jacob Greenberg is a soloist, chamber musician, composer, record producer, and longtime member of the International Contemporary Ensemble. In addition to his work with the Tanglewood Music Center, Mr. Greenberg is a faculty member at Hunter College, City University of New York, and The Juilliard School.


Introduction to Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22
Emanuel Ax

July 2, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Born in modern day Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. His studies at The Juilliard School were sponsored by the Epstein Scholarship Program of the Boys Clubs of America, made his New York debut in the Young Concert Artists Series, and in 1976 he won the Young Concert Artists Award. Mr. Ax captured public attention in 1974 when he won the first Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv and again in 1979 when he won the coveted Avery Fisher Prize.


BUTI Master Class

July 5, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 6, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday program: Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1, André Previn Violin Concerto, Anne-Sophie, with Anne-Sophie Mutter, and Dvořák Symphony No. 9, From the New World. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


TLI and Previn

July 6, 2:30pm, Linde Center Studio E

Tanglewood is celebrating conductor, composer, and pianist Sir André Previn’s 90th birthday in 2019 with a performance of his Violin Concerto Anne-Sophie on July 6, a screening of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse on July 7, and the July 24 world premiere of Penelope—after a libretto by playwright Tom Stoppard—featuring soprano Renée Fleming and the Emerson String Quartet. Join us for an exploration of his life and work.


TMC Vocal Class led by Javier Arrebola

July 10, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Pianist, chamber musician, vocal coach, and art song scholar Javier Arrebola is Chair of the Collaborative Piano department at Boston University and a faculty member at Tanglewood Music Center, SongFest at the Colburn School, and Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute where he is the Head of Piano Staff in the Program for Singers.


TLI Goes Baroque

July 11, 6:15pm, Linde Center Studio E

In conjunction with violinist Hilary Hahn’s all-J.S. Bach recital program on July 10 and the Venice Baroque Orchestra's concert on July 11 featuring Avi Avital on mandolin and Andrea Marcon as conductor and harpsichordist, join TMC Associate Director and Dean of Fellows Michael Nock for an engaging exploration of this formative era in Western European classical music history.


Friday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 12, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday program: Verdi Requiem with Kristine Opalais, Oksana Volkova, Jonathan Tetelman, Ryan Speedo Green, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus conducted by James Burton. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 13, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Beethoven Symphony No. 4, HK Gruber Aerial Concerto for Trumpet and orchestra with Håkan Hardenberger, and Strauss “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


TMC Piano Class led by Stephen Drury

July 16, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Pianist, conductor, and champion of contemporary music, Stephen Drury teaches at the New England Conservatory (NEC) and is a faculty member at the Tanglewood Music Center. He has commissioned dozens of works for solo piano from leading 20th- and 21st-century composers, serves as artistic director and conductor of the Callithumpian Consort, and is the founder/director of the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice at NEC.


American Popular Music
TMC Vocal Class led by Stephanie Blythe

July 17, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Award-winning opera singer, recitalist, and champion of American song, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe is one of the most highly respected and critically acclaimed artists of her generation. In addition to her performing career, she is a faculty member of the Tanglewood Music Center, artistic director of the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar at the Crane School of Music, and artistic director of the Bard College Conservatory of Music Graduate Vocal Arts Program.


Friday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 19, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday program: Elgar Enigma Variations and Puts The Brightness of Light with Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 20, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Gershwin Piano Concerto in F, Gershwin Variations on “I Got Rhythm” for piano and orchestra with Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Stravinsky’s Petrushka. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


TMC Vocal Class led by Tony Arnold

July 24, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Award-winning soprano Tony Arnold—chamber musician, art song luminary, and leading proponent of contemporary music in concert and recording—is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble and serves on the faculties of the Tanglewood Music Center, the Peabody Conservatory, the Wellesley Composers Conference, the soundSCAPE Festival, and New Music on the Point.


TLI and Penelope

July 24, 6:15pm, Linde Center Studio E

In celebration of Sir André Previn’s 90th birthday, the BSO has co-commissioned an “opera of sorts” about marriage and the endurance of love through the story of Penelope from Homer’s Odyssey. Join TLI for a pre-concert introduction to this world premiere work, sure to make your experience at Ozawa Hall richer and more rewarding.


TLI and Charles Ives

July 25, 6:15pm, Linde Center Studio E

Join TMC Associate Director and Dean of Fellows Michael Nock for an enlightening exploration of the music of Charles Ives. This pre-concert talk provides everything you need to know to enjoy the all-Ives program of violin sonatas with violinist Stefan Jackiw, pianist Jeremy Denk, and the Hudson Shad vocal quartet.


Friday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 26, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Friday program: Shostakovich Symphony No. 2, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K. 414 with Paul Lewis, Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (complete) with Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

July 27, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday/Sunday program: Wagner Die Walküre with Christine Goerke, Amber Wagner, Stephanie Blythe, Simon O’Neill, James Rutherford, Franz-Josef Selig, Eve Gigliotti, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Kelly Cae Hogan, Mary Phillips, Ronnita Miller, and Renée Tatum. Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra.


Improvisation and Graphic Notation
TMC Piano Class led by George Lewis

July 30, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Award-winning American composer, electronic performer, installation artist, trombone player, and scholar in the fields of improvisation and experimental music George Lewis is on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center and serves as the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University.


Works for Piano by Franz Joseph Haydn
TMC Piano Class led by Paul Lewis

July 31, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

One of the world’s foremost interpreters of the central European classical piano repertoire, Paul Lewis’ cycles of works by Beethoven and Schubert have received unanimous critical and public acclaim worldwide. Following his acclaimed 2018 Ozawa Hall recital, Mr. Lewis returns to Tanglewood in 2019 to present another concert of his multi-year survey of Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms.

BUTI Master Class

August 2, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 3, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Yefim Bronfman and Sibelius Symphony No. 1. Dima Slobodeniouk conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


TLI and Avner Dorman

August 3, 4:30pm, Linde Center Studio E

Join composer, conductor, and educator Avner Dorman for an introduction to his new Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra co-commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and receiving its American premiere at Tanglewood in a performance by Pinchas Zukerman, Amanda Forsyth, and the BSO conducted by Asher Fisch.


TMC Class to be announced

August 7, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E


Friday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 9, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday program: Carreño Margariteña, Rachmaninoff Piano Concert No. 1 with Nikolai Lugansky, and Brahms Symphony No. 1. Rafael Payare conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 10, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Ives Three Places in New England, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 with Inon Barnatan, and Beethoven Symphony No. 6 Pastoral. Thomas Adès conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


TMC Vocal Class led by Margo Garrett

August 13, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Performer, Grammy Award-winning collaborative pianist, and vocal coach Margo Garrett has premiered more than 35 new works and appears on recordings with leading singers, instrumentalists, and chamber music groups. Formerly director of the Tanglewood Music Center vocal fellowship program, co-director of the Collaborative Piano Department at the New England Conservatory, and faculty member of The Juilliard School, she is a TMC faculty member and serves on the Voice & Vocal Piano faculty at Music Academy of the West.


The Joseph H. Silverstein Master Class for TMC Fellows
TMC Violin Class led by Pamela Frank

August 14, 1pm, Linde Center Studio E

Prize-winning violinist Pamela Frank has performed as a soloist and chamber musician around the world, and is featured on dozens of recordings. She is professor of violin at the Curtis Institute of Music and in addition to her work with the Tanglewood Music Center, teaches at the Ravinia and Verbier festivals. Along with her performing and teaching, she co-founded Fit as a Fiddle with physical therapist Howard Nelson to share expertise in movement analysis and injury prevention for musicians.


The Piano Music of Ludwig van Beethoven
TMC Piano Class led by Kirill Gerstein

August 15, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

Multifaceted pianist Kirill Gerstein is equally at home in jazz and classical music, bringing a unique synergy to performances in both genres. He tours the world, champions contemporary composers and their music, and has an extensive discography. In 2018, Mr. Gerstein was the Koussevitzky Artist at Tanglewood. He returns in 2019 for a performance of the Second Piano Concerto by Johannes Brahms.


Open Coaching of Mendelssohn String Quintet No. 2, Op. 87
TMC String Class led by Roberto Díaz

August 15, 4pm, Linde Center Studio E

Noted violist Roberto Díaz—soloist, chamber musician, former principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the National Symphony, and member of the viola section of the Boston Symphony Orchestra under BSO Music Director Laureate Seiji Ozawa—is the president and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music. He has premiered works by leading 20th- and 21st-century composers, including Krzysztof Penderecki, Roberto Sierra, and Jennifer Higdon, and can be heard on many recordings.


Beethoven Violin Concerto Rehearsal

August 16, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

Grammy Award-winning violinist Gil Shaham joins The Knights, an innovative chamber orchestra based in New York City, for an open rehearsal of the Beethoven Violin Concerto, which they are preparing to record.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 17, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Schumann Concert Piece for four horns and orchestra with members of the BSO horn section, Schumann Cello Concerto with Yo-Yo Ma, and Brahms Serenade No. 1. François-Xavier Roth conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Piece-A-Day Project Discussion and Concert
TMC Composition Class led by Michael Gandolfi

August 17, 1:30pm, Linde Center Studio E

The 'Piece-A-Day' project requires the TMC Composition Fellows to write three pieces (one per day) for instrumentations that are revealed only twenty-four hours before each work is due. This places unusual demands on the writing process, as most composers are typically accustomed to having flexible time-frames in which to complete their pieces. Working under such tight constraints necessitates a trust in the mining of raw, musical ideas, which among other virtues, reveals an insight into an aspect of the creative process that is often quite exhilarating, instructive, and reassuring.


Mighty Echoes: How Music Has Changed the World, Part I

August 22, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

Explore the ways in which music has had a profound impact on society in this two-part presentation by TLI Director, Sue Elliott. Musical traditions exist in every culture, from the beginning of recorded history, and is an ideal meeting place for the tapestry of human experience and emotion.


TLI and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

August 21, 6:15pm, Linde Center Studio E

A pre-concert talk that explores the fusion of traditional and contemporary music by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra— a “leader in Chinese ethnic music” and a “cultural ambassador.” Not only is the orchestra deeply rooted in Chinese cultural heritage, it holds the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people performing the erhu at one time, and has commissioned more than two thousand new works and arrangements.


Mighty Echoes: How Music Has Changed the World, Part II

August 20, 10am, Linde Center Studio E

Explore the ways in which music has had a profound impact on society in this two-part presentation by TLI Director, Sue Elliott. Musical traditions exist in every culture, from the beginning of recorded history, and is an ideal meeting place for the tapestry of human experience and emotion.


Friday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 23, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Saturday program: John Williams’ Film Night. David Newman conducts the Boston Pops.


Saturday Morning Talk and Rehearsal

August 24, 9:30am, Shed

Rehearsal, Sunday program: Schoenberg Friede auf Erden with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus conducted by James Burton and Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with Nicole Cabell, J’Nai Bridges, Nicholas Phan, Morris Robinson, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero.