Located in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, Tanglewood is one of the world’s most beloved music festivals. The performance, a presentation of GREAT PERFORMANCES, will feature appearances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra — led by conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Andris Nelsons — and iconic Tanglewood artists Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Peter Serkin and James Taylor. The wide-ranging program, which will be taped on July 14, will include Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man”; Leonard Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from On the Town; selections from the Great American Songbook; Franz Joseph Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D, 2nd and 3rd movements; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Andante cantabile for cello and strings; Pablo de Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, for violin and orchestra; Maurice Ravel’s “La Valse”; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.
expiredexpired13712265586059cove1371Tanglewood 75th Anniversary CelebrationA concert event to celebrate Tanglewood's 75th anniversary. Watch the full program.The concert features the BSO, Boston Pops Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, under the direction of conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Andris Nelsons. Performances by pianists Emanuel Ax and Peter Serkin, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and vocalist James Taylor. Watch the full episode. 2012-08-10 21:00expireddisabledshowfalse8109Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-HopNas and the National Symphony Orchestra stage a symphonic rendition of “Illmatic."2018-02-02 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2018/02/GP_Nas_FullEpisode-480x270.jpg3008766635cove8100Nas on Collaborating with the National Symphony OrchestraNas reflects on partnering with the Kennedy Center and the National Symphony Orchestra.2018-02-02 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2018/01/0Ilk0Sh-asset-mezzanine-16x9-QLw8nK9-2-480x270.jpg3008771537cove