For those who like to know the precise program and principals for each concert before committing to tickets, here is our inclusive Tanglewood 2016 day by day program guide.
There will be a youthful edge to the classical offerings of the Boston Symphony Orchestra when it returns to Tanglewood this summer. Lots of Mahler and Beethoven, a healthy portion of opera favorites, and a trip back in time with Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret.
It was a Messiah sing that introduced me to the wonders of Handel’s most famous choral work. I have never heard it sung without wanting to drop everything and join in, because it has become part of me, one of the wonders of the world of sacred music. (LM)
Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8pm there will be two bands for the price of one at The Garage at the Colonial Theatre. To give them a listen click the photo.
Magnetic Fields frontman and lyrical mastermind Stephin Merritt exclusively wears brown clothing, published an ode to two-letter Scrabble words, and plans his set lists according to the alphabet. He arrives as Mass MoCA on Nov. 21.
Saturday’s huge Paris concert of U2, was to have been telecast live, but the band has postponed their appearance until a later date to be determined.
WAM’s “Holy Laughter” is only one of many upcoming performances on a very busy first Friday in November.