Tanglewood’s 2014 Festival of Contemporary Music

June 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood's 2014 Festival of Contemporary MusicGet set for the return of Tanglewood’s annual Festival of Contemporary Music, July 17th through to the 21st, 2014 in Lenox, MA.

The Festival of Contemporary Music gives both the Tanglewood Music Center’s Fellows and the general public contemporary, American chamber and orchestral compositions.

The 2014 Festival of Contemporary Music includes works from several, prominent contemporary composers along with a special focus on a younger generation of American composers, a number of whom were at one time Fellows at Tanglewood:

Chamber Music – Thursday July 17, 8pm
James Matheson – Anatomy of Melancholy
Anna Weesner – Mother Tongues
Seung-Ah Oh – Canonic Phase
Jacob Druckman – Bō
Fred Lerdahl – Wake
John Harbison – Parody Fantasia

Chamber Music – Friday July 18, 2:30pm
TMC Composition Fellows Various Works

Chamber Music – Saturday July 19, 2:30pm
George Perle – Six Etudes
Keeril Makan – Two
Hannah Lash – Friction, Pressure, Impact
David Dzubay – String Quartet No. 1 “Astral”
Eric Nathan – Toying
Anthony Cheung – Roundabouts

Chamber Music – Sunday July 20, 10am
Martin Boykan – As Once on a Deserted Street …
Benjamin Scheuer – Voices (world premiere)
Michael Gandolfi – As Above
Bernard Rand – Folk Songs (world premiere)

Theatrical Works – Sunday July 20, 8pm
Andrew Waggoner – This Powerful Rhyme
Kate Soper – Helen Enfettered

The Fromm Concert at Tanglewood – Monday, July 21, 8pm
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Stefan Asbury, conductor
Tanglewood Music Center Conducting Fellows
Roger Sessions – Concerto for Orchestra
Steve Mackey – Beautiful Passing violin concerto
Charlotte Bray – At the Speed of Stillness
John Adams – Slonimsky’s Earbox

All shows are at Ozawa Hall on the Tanglewood Music Center Campus in Lenox, Massachusetts. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online at www.bso.org

Tanglewood Music Center’s
2014 Festival of Contemporary Music

Seiji Ozawa Hall – July 17th – 21st

Lodging for Tanglewood Music Center
Applegate Inn bed and breakfast is less than 6 miles from Ozawa Hall on the Tanglewood campus and, as of this writing, we still have some openings – but you’ll want to book now if you’re to catch them before they’re snapped up!

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