Tanglewood 2009 Season Highlights

The first snowfall has made idyllic hours whiled away on the lawn with a picnic and great music seem like a bit of a pipe dream. Nevertheless, shows are being planned, artists booked and marketing machines are gathering steam for the campaign ahead.

A release for the 2009 Tanglewood season arrived in the OM Inbox the other day and after a bit of a perusal, these are the ten Miss Mussel would attend. Click those affiliate links folks and it just might happen.

Friday, July 10, 8:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | Herbert Blomstedt, baton | Emanuel Ax, piano
NIELSEN Helios Overture | BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 | BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

Sunday, July 12, 2:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | Herbert Blomstedt, baton | Joshua Bell, violin
BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture | BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 | DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8

Tuesday, July 14, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall
Le Concert des Nations | Jordi Savall, director
LULLY Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme | BIBER Battalia à 10 | CORELLI Concerto IV in D | HANDEL Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No.6 | SCARLATTI/AVISON Concerto IX in Seven Parts | BOCCHERINI La Musica notturna di Madrid

Friday, July 17, 8:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | James Levine, baton | Leon Fleisher, piano
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488 | MAHLER Symphony No. 6

Saturday, July 25, 8:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | James Levine, baton | Soile Isokoski, soprano | Matthias Goerne, baritone | Tanglewood Festival Chorus
BRAHMS A German Requiem

Sunday, August 2, 2:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | Thomas Dausgaard, baton | Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 | RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

Monday, August 3, 8 p.m. Shed

Tanglewood Music Center Vocal and Conducting Fellows and Orchestra
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, baton | Peter Serkin, piano
STRAVINSKY – Pulcinella (complete) | Concerto for Piano and Winds | Suite from The Firebird (1919)

Thursday, August 6, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall
Mark Morris Dance Group | Tanglewood Music Center Fellows
Mark Morris, choreographer | Emanuel Ax, piano | Colin Jacobsen, violin | Yo-Yo Ma, cello

New work (world premiere) — IVES Trio for piano, violin, and cello | ‘A Lake’ — HAYDN Horn Concerto No. 2 | New work (world premiere) — BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 4 in C for cello and piano, Op. 102, No. 1

Friday, August 7 & Tuesday, August 11
Festival of Contemporary Music | Augusta Reed Thomas, director

Sunday, August 9, 2:30 p.m. Shed
BSO | Julian Kuerti, baton | Yo-Yo Ma, cello
PERLE Sinfonietta No. 2 | SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 | FAURÉ Elégie, for cello and orchestra | BIZET Symphony in C

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