to Aug 22

Third Coast Trombone Retreat

Montague, Michgan

Recital and Master Classes by guest artists, Toby Oft & Paul Pollard

The Third Coast Trombone Retreat is an 8-day trombone intensive welcoming talented college, high school, and amateur trombonists from across the country to the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.  

The Retreat takes place in the charming small town of Montague, MI. Truly an escape from the distractions of everyday life, the festival is nestled in a dense forest along the coast where happening across roaming deer is a common occurrence. The Retreat utilizes facilities all over the town from churches to coffee houses to historic barns to the beach.  We will perform not only for ourselves, but for the community.

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8:00 PM20:00

Tanglewood on Parade


An extravagant joint concert between TMC, the Boston Pops, and the BSO!

8pm on August 1 at Koussevitzky Music Shed

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Pops Orchestra
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, Moritz Gnann, Keith Lockhart, Bramwell Tovey, and John Williams, conductors
Garrick Ohlsson, piano*
Dawn Upshaw, soprano

COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
COPLAND Piano Concerto
KODÁLY Suite from Háry János
 (Fingal's Cave)
RODGERS and HART Blue Moon and Manhattan
John WILLIAMS Music from Jurassic Park,
   Minority Report, and Jaws
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture


*2017 Koussevitzky Artist


Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Young Artists Orchestra and Chorus perform in the Koussevitzky Music Shed at 4pm as part of the daytime activities. 

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)
Young Artists Orchestra and Chorus
Paul Haas and Katie Woolf, conductors




Fireworks to follow the concert

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8:00 PM20:00

Wagner: Das Rheingold

Das Rheingold

8pm on July 15 at Koussevitzky Music Shed

On Saturday, July 15, Maestro Nelsons leads the BSO in one of the great highlights of the 2017 Tanglewood season: the festival's first-ever complete concert performance of Wagner's epic Das Rheingold, the first of the four dramas from Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen. The performance features a cast of all-star vocal soloists among the most respected for these roles, including bass-baritone Thomas J. Mayer as Wotan (in his BSO and Tanglewood debuts); mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Fricka; tenor Kim Begley as Loge (BSO and Tanglewood debuts); and baritone Jochen Schmeckenbecher (BSO and Tanglewood debuts) as Alberich, along with other prestigious singers known for their expertise performing Wagner's music. The performance of Das Rheingold-sung in German with English subtitles-will run without an intermission. 


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10:00 AM10:00

TMC Brass, Winds, and Percussion Extravaganza.

Brass, Winds, and Percussion Extravaganza
Andris Nelsons and Håkan Hardenberger, trumpets and conductors

STRAUSS Festmusik der Stadt Wien
BOZZA Suite for Four Horns in F
SCHULLER Symphony for Brass
Max GRAFE Fire Chorus (TMC commission; world premiere) 
BÖHME Sextet in E-flat minor, Op. 30
STRAUSS (arr. Richard Sebring) Suite from Die Frau ohne Schatten

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to Jun 26

Berkshire Summer Music Festival

Brass Seminar - 6/22 - 6/26

Faculty recitals are Saturday and Sunday, 6/24 & 6/25 at 8pm in the Allen Theater and are open to the public.  DIRECTIONS HERE

BSMF is relocated at The Berkshire School this Summer.  The 400-acre Berkshire School campus is located in Sheffield, Massachusetts, just 2½ hours from New York City and Boston and 1½ hours from Albany and Hartford.  The scenic campus is in the heart of the Berkshire Hills, a popular tourist destination for world-renowned arts and culture, health and wellness retreats and spectacular nature.  

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