Tanglewood at its Finest by Philip S. Kampe

Opening days of 2015

By: - Jul 07, 2015

2015 is the 75th Anniversary of the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts.

BSO Musical Director Andris Nelsons with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra head a summer of infinite musical depth. Andris Nelsons leads the BSO this summer with musical guests that include Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Gautier Capucon (cello), Renaud Capucon (violin), Christian Tetzlaff (violin) and Kristine Opolais (soprano).

Fifteen more reasons to visit Tanglewood this summer:
Tanglewood on Parade
Michael Tilson Thomas
Emerson String Quartet
Audra McDonald
Harry Connick, Jr.
Kristen Chenoweth
Joshua Bell
Emanuel Ax
Leon Fleisher
Katherine Jacobson
Vadim Gluzman
The Piano Guys
Idina Menzal
John Williams Film Night
Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic Grand Tasting

Looking for a good deal?
Tanglewood Lawn Passes contain a book of ELEVEN tickets that are valid for all regular and specially priced BSO concerts and POPS concerts in the Shed and Ozawa Hall.
Lawn Pass Books can be purchased for $190 ($17+ a concert).

If you have kids?
Kid's Corner, located near the Tanglewood Visitors Center, offers kid's activities, both musical and crafts at 9:30am on Saturdays and at noon on most Sundays. To reserve a spot, contact:

If music isn't your thing, why not attend the Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic, which takes place from August 13th to 16th. Highlights include a Grand Tasting on August 15th, a wine dinner at Seranak on August 14th and a Best of the Berkshires Wine Dinner on August 13th.

Want to see a Saturday Morning Rehearsal Concert? Tickets run from $13 (lawn) to $32 (front and box seats). Rehearsals take place at 10:30 am, with a pre-rehearsal talk at 9:30am. Rehearsal dates are July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 8 and 15.

The 75th Anniversary of Tanglewood has begun...Isn't it time to be in that number?

**photos are courtesy of Hilary Scott