Tanglewood Season 2023
The 85th season of the Tanglewood Festival will begin on Thursday, June 22. One of the country’s premier summer music festivals, Music Director Andris Nelsons returns to conduct several thrilling programs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center Orchestras.
On Friday, July 7, Nelsons leads the BSO in the opening concert of its season with music by Wynton Marsalis and Tchaikovsky. In addition, the internationally acclaimed pianist Daniil Trifonov is guest soloist for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.
On Sunday afternoon, July 9, Nelsons and the BSO present the world premiere of Zhiân, a BSO commission by Iranian-Canadian composer Iman Habibi, and Freedom Sings, a BSO co-commission by Jessie Montgomery, with classical singer Julia Bullock in her Tanglewood debut. Hilary Hahn joins as guest soloist for Brahms’ Violin Concerto.
For a season overview and to purchase tickets, please visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra website.
Photo: Winslow Townson