Tanglewood Announces 2017 Season

Mike Lawson • News • November 17, 2016

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BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons—expanding his commitment to Tanglewood—leads ten programs over four weeks, including the opening and closing BSO concerts—Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 on July 7 and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, August 27—as well as the BSO’s first full-length concert performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold, an unprecedented undertaking for the Festival, on July 15.

Tanglewood to feature several new initiatives complementing the Festival’s traditions of weekly performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a lineup of guest artists from the worlds of classical, Broadway, dance, and pop culture, free family fun activities and adult education programs, on-site cafes and fine dining, a wide variety of discounted ticket programs, free tickets for patrons 17 years and younger, and free tours of the iconic grounds.


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