Press Release From Tanglewood Music Center:

2020 TANGLEWOOD LIVE PERFORMANCE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS, SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 19-AUGUST 27, ARE CANCELED DUE TO CONCERNS OVER SPREAD OF COVID-19

SEASON OFFERINGS WILL NOW TAKE PLACE THROUGH TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL, A GROUNDBREAKING DIGITAL SERIES OF AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMS—INCLUDING NEWLY CREATED CONTENT TO BE RECORDED AT TANGLEWOOD’S LINDE CENTER IN JUNE AND JULY— FEATURING ARTISTS AND PROGRAMS OF THE ORIGINALLY ANNOUNCED 2020 TANGLEWOOD SEASON AND DESIGNED TO CAPTURE THE BEAUTY AND SPIRIT OF THE TANGLEWOOD GROUNDS.

FREE AND PAID TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL AUDIO AND VIDEO CONTENT, JULY THROUGH AUGUST, CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH WWW.TANGLEWOOD.ORG, AS OF JULY 1; ADVANCE PURCHASES OF DIGITAL OFFERINGS AVAILABLE AS OF JUNE 15.

NEWLY CREATED CONTENT INCLUDES SATURDAY-EVENING GREAT PERFORMERS IN RECITAL VIDEO STREAMS, SPOTLIGHTING SOME OF THE ARTISTS WHO WERE TO APPEAR IN THE SHED IN 2020 AND ADDITIONAL GUESTS, INCLUDING EMANUEL AXJOSHUA BELL AND JEREMY DENKAUGUSTIN HADELICH AND ORION WEISSGIL SHAHAMDANIIL TRIFONOV, YO-YO MA, CONRAD TAO, AND PINCHAS ZUKERMAN AND
AMANDA FORSYTH.

ALSO NEW, RECITALS FROM THE WORLD STAGE, A WEDNESDAY-EVENING SERIES OF VIDEO STREAMS RECORDED AT CONCERT VENUES AROUND THE WORLD AND FEATURING ARTISTS WHO WERE TO APPEAR IN OZAWA HALL THIS SUMMER, INCLUDING THE BOSTON SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERSDANISH STRING QUARTETSILKROAD ENSEMBLELUCAS AND ARTHUR JUSSENPAUL LEWIS, AND GARRICK OHLSSON, AS WELL AS BROOKLYN RIDER; AND FRIDAY-EVENING BSO MUSICIANS IN RECITAL, SHOWCASING THE TALENTED MUSICIANS OF
THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.

RETROSPECTIVE ONLINE CONTENT—NEVER BEFORE MADE AVAILABLE—INCLUDES BSO ENCORE PERFORMANCES, A SERIES OF WEEKLY SUNDAY-AFTERNOON BOSTON SYMPHONY VIDEO STREAMS, MANY LED BY ANDRIS NELSONSTANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER ORCHESTRA ENCORE PERFORMANCES, A MONDAY EVENING SERIES PRESENTING THE BEST OF TMCO PERFORMANCES FROM TANGLEWOOD; AND THE TANGLEWOOD FAMILY CONCERT WITH CIRCLE ROUND,WITH
CONDUCTOR THOMAS WILKINS.

JAMES TAYLOR TO HOST AND PERFORM IN BEST OF TANGLEWOOD ON PARADE, FEATURING THE BSOBOSTON POPS, AND TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER ORCHESTRA, WITH CONDUCTORS ANDRIS NELSONSKEITH LOCKHARTJOHN WILLIAMS, AND JAMES BURTON.

THE FOLLOWING 2020 TANGLEWOOD POPULAR ARTIST CONCERTS HAVE ALSO BEEN CANCELED: TREY ANASTASIO, BRANDI CARLILEJUDY COLLINS AND ARLO GUTHRIE, JOHN LEGEND WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE WAR AND TREATYPATTI LABELLE AND DARLENE LOVE, THE MAVERICKS WITH LOS LOBOSRINGO STARRJAMES TAYLOR, AND WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME! WITH PETER SAGAL AND BILL KURTIS.

ARTISTS WHO HAVE ALREADY RESCHEDULED THEIR CONCERTS FOR THE 2021 TANGLEWOOD POPULAR ARTIST SERIES INCLUDE RINGO STARR (JUNE 19), TREY ANASTASIO (JUNE 18), JUDY COLLINS AND ARLO GUTHRIE (JUNE 20), JAMES TAYLOR (JULY 4); THE JOHN LEGEND CONCERT WILL BE RESCHEDULED, DATE TBA, IN SUMMER 2021.

 

There is a lot more that Tanglewood and the BSO will be offering in terms of online features and content. Plus, Tanglewood is happy to announce that the Tanglewood grounds will be open to the public on certain days and times with social distancing protocols in place. You'll just need to register in advance. Again, much more can be found on their website, bso.org. Thanks for the summer update, folks!