NEW THIS YEAR - INTRODUCING THE TLI 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL
Although we cannot gather in person this summer, we are very pleased to be able to keep the spirit of Tanglewood alive through the TLI as part of the Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival, a series of digital offerings for all to enjoy.
Video and audio streams begin on tanglewood.org beginning July 1, with the ability to purchase starting on June 15. These online offerings will be available for a minimum fee and will remain available for viewing/listening one week following the initial online presentation.
An overview of the TLI 2020 Online Festival can be found below:
Posted Online Wednesdays at 1pm, July 1–August 19
Masterclass video streams, both retrospective and newly created, featuring Andris Nelsons, Paul Lewis, Midori, and Yo-Yo Ma, among others, teaching TMC Fellows, Boston University Tanglewood Institute students, and Tanglewood Festival Chorus singers in the intimate setting of Tanglewood’s Linde Center.
Posted Online Thursdays at 1pm, July 2—August 20
TLI ShopTalks are prerecorded hour-long video dialogues where notable speakers candidly discuss their passion for the arts, their struggles and successes, and their vision for the future of classical music. Weekly video conversations and Q&A to include Keith Lockhart & BSO musician Richard Sebring, and Mark Volpe, among others.
TLI Celebrates Beethoven
TLI Celebrates Beethoven, a special video-stream series, marks the 250th anniversary year of the composer’s birth with fascinating conversations covering many facets of the iconic composer’s life and work, led by some of the leading Beethoven scholars of our time.
Beethoven and the Musical Workshop of Prince Lobkowicz, Kathryn L. Libin*
Inside the Hearing Machine, a documentary film by Steven Maes, Tom Beghin
Beethoven’s French Piano: A Tale of Ambition and Frustration, Tom Beghin
Beethoven’s Music and the Emerging Viennese Popular Style, Erica Buurman
Resonances: The Afterlife of Opus 131, Megan Ross
Decoding the Manuscripts: Expressive Markings in Beethoven, Nicholas Kitchen and the Borromeo String Quartet
*This session marks the first collaboration in a multi-year partnership with the House of Lobkowicz.
Hosted by TLI Director Sue Elliott, this year’s TLI OpenForum explores the subjects of the Roaring Twenties and the Romantic Spirit, relating to repertoire featured in the Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival's Great Performers in Recital and Recitals from the World Stage series. Panelists are leading scholars drawn from the fields of musicology, anthropology, visual arts, literature, and theater studies.
Presentations will be offered one week (or more) in advance of the chosen recital program. The panel discussion and Q&A will be offered the day of the recital program.
The Roaring Twenties
Explore cultural change in classical and popular music, jazz, social dance, film, and theatre at the dawn of the modern age, with 100 years of perspective. Presenters include Nadine Hubbs (University of Michigan), Christi Jay Wells (Arizona State University), and Harvey Young (Boston University).
The Romantic Spirit
Discover what musical, artistic, and literary disruption meant to audiences in 19th-century Europe, and how those changes are reflected in the experiences of concertgoers and art enthusiasts in 21st-century America. Presenters include Susan Bernstein (Brown University), Gabriela Cruz (University of Michigan), and Judy Sund (Queen’s College).