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Category Archives: Tanglewood

2019 Tanglewood Festival Late Additions and Our Spring Lodging Special

April 20, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

2019 Tanglewood Music Festival Popular Artists The weather is warming and so, too is anticipation for this year’s Tanglewood Music Festival. A number of concerts have been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists Series and we here at Applegate Inn have unveiled our Spring Fever Lodging special!

Tanglewood Music Festival may be primarily known as a celebration of classical symphonic, chamber, and chorale music but that’s certainly not all the event brings to the Berkshires each summer. The festival also celebrates musical theater and contemporary music, like jazz and pop.

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Get Your Tickets for the 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series

February 8, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

2019 Tanglewood Popular ArtistsSnow is falling outside my window as I write this but I am warmed with thoughts of the upcoming 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series of concerts. Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds, James Taylor for the 4th, Star Wars, The Goo Goo Dolls, and many others are on the summer schedule.

Tanglewood Music Festival is always worth considering when making your Berkshire getaway plans. The amount of talent that descends on the Tanglewood campus over the summer is truly stunning. It’s like a who’s who of the classical music world. Our recent post highlighting the 2019 Tanglewood Music Festival lineup illustrates that well enough.

As you likely already know, Tanglewood Music Festival isn’t restricted entirely to classical music. The annual Tanglewood Popular Artists Series is a fun aspect of the festival that brings a little bit of pop to the otherwise classical stage.

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Highlights of the 2019 Tanglewood Schedule

December 21, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Schedule 2019The 2019 Tanglewood schedule has been announced and tickets go on sale the morning of February 10th. Now is the time to make your plans for Tanglewood season 2019!

The announcement of the Tanglewood schedule is always an exciting and eagerly anticipated event. As the summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) the annual Tanglewood Music Festival brings classical music’s biggest names to the Berkshires stage every summer. This year is no exception, with a cornucopia of returning and first-time stars, premiers, and special events on the calendar.

2019 will see the opening of the Tanglewood Learning Institute and a full-performance of Wagner’s “Die Walküre.” 2019 will also feature the world premiere of “The Brightness of Light,” Kevin Puts’ piece based on letters between Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe.

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A Constellation of Stars – Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2018

February 16, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2018Spring is still in waiting in the wings, so it may be hard to think about your summer plans. With tickets for the 2018 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series on sale, however, you may want to try! Tanglewood is offering a host of music stars and legends again this summer, including Roger Daltrey, Andy Grammer, and the Steve Miller Band!

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Get Your Tickets for Tanglewood 2018 & Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

January 5, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tickets for Tanglewood 2018 are on sale soon!Happy New Year! We’re off to a running start with tickets for Tanglewood 2018 going on sale to the general public on Sunday, January 28th. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2018 has also been announced. Now is the time to solidify those Berkshire summer getaway plans!

It may still be cold out but the announcements of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and Tanglewood 2018 are reminders of summer’s approaching warmth. Both beloved festivals fulfill an annual, Berkshires tradition of world class music and dance performances going back nearly a century.

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Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 Adds James Taylor & Joan Baez!

March 3, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 Adds James TaylorTanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 has just added a number of legendary artists! James Taylor, Joan Baez, John Mellencamp, Indigo Girls, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Emmylou Harris, and Carlene Carter are all on this summer’s Tanglewood Festival lineup!

Tanglewood continues to amp up the excitement with these late additions to its summer series of rock, pop, and jazz concerts.

Of course, the big news everyone has been waiting for is the return of James Taylor to Tanglewood’s stage. Not that there is any real surprise: Taylor is no stranger to Tanglewood. As a matter of fact, this engagement will be the 25th since his inaugural appearance in 1974!

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Get Your Tickets For The 2017 Tanglewood Season!

January 2, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Tanglewood SeasonThe full 2017 Tanglewood season schedule has been announced and tickets go on sale January 29th, 2017!

If you plan to be in the Berkshires this summer, you’ll want to consider making Tanglewood part of your experience.

Tanglewood is the summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO). Their annual summer festival has been bringing classical music’s biggest names to the Berkshires stage for over 75 years!

The 2017 Tanglewood season will see BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons conducting ten concerts throughout the opening and closing weekends. These include Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, on opening night, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, and a complete performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold – a milestone in the history of Tanglewood.

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2016 Tanglewood Season Schedule

January 15, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

2016 Tanglewood season

Seth McFarlane, Chick Corea, and Garrison Keillor are just a few of the stars in the 2016 Tanglewood season lineup

Tickets for the 2016 Tanglewood season go on sale January 24th, 2016 at 10am and this year’s stellar lineup of stars and performances is bound to make them sell out quickly!

Tanglewood always attracts the best performers and audiences, gilding stages and packing houses every summer for the past 76 years. The wide-ranging schedule of performances and events for the 2016 Tanglewood season includes some of the classical music world’s biggest names, including Andris Nelsons, Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Charles Dutoit, Paul Lewis, Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, and Yuja Wang.

The 2016 Tanglewood season is no stranger to popular entertainment, either, with appearances this year by Seth MacFarlane, Chick Corea, and the return of such favorites as Garrison Keillor and NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

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Make It A Tanglewood Labor Day Weekend

August 7, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Labor Day ConcertsCelebrate Labor Day this year with Harry Connick, Jr. Kristin Chenoweth, and the Boston Pops: make it a Tanglewood Labor Day weekend!

Tanglewood always schedules something special for audiences for the Tanglewood Labor Day weekend concerts and this year is no different with two popular artist concerts scheduled: Harry Connick, Jr. and Kristin Chenoweth with the Boston Pops!

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Tanglewood’s 2015 Festival of Contemporary Music

June 8, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood's 2015 Festival of Contemporary MusicIt’s time once again for Tanglewood’s annual Festival of Contemporary Music, scheduled for July 20-27, 2015!

Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937 as well as host to three academies of music: Tanglewood Music Center, Days in the Arts, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. The Festival of Contemporary Music is Tanglewood’s annual presentation of modern American chamber and orchestral compositions.

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Get Ready for the 2015 Tanglewood Season

January 24, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Tanglewood SeasonThe recently announced 2015 Tanglewood season is looking especially exciting, packed as it is with special events: this year celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood Music Center as well as the inaugural season of Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Andris Nelsons.

To commemorate its 75th anniversary season, Tanglewood Music Center has commissioned over 30 new works and the 2015 Tanglewood season’s guest list reads like a who’s who of the music world’s finest: Yo Yo Ma, Emmanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Bryn Terfel, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, the Mark Morris Dance Company, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Diana Krall, A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, and Huey Lewis and the News!

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