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Aaron Copland

  • Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in works by Copland, Stravinsky, Thompson, and James Lee III, each a reflection of Serge Koussevitzky’s original vision of the role of Tanglewood in the music world.
  • In an encore broadcast from the 2023 Tanglewood season, Xian Zhang leads the BSO in a pastoral program including Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, "From the New World."
  • Following its world premiere in 2021, a nearly forgotten work by Leonard Bernstein has now been released on a commercial recording, along with an additional movement of the piece discovered in 2022 and rarely heard music by Bernstein’s mentor, Aaron Copland.
  • July 22nd is National Cowboy Day. We've got music for that!
  • On WCRB In Concert with Phoenix, Joshua Weilerstein conducts the chamber orchestra in a program that imagines far-off places and fantasy lands, from a fall through the looking glass in Caroline Shaw's "Entr'acte" to a night of revelry in Luigi Boccherini's Madrid and beyond.
  • In the midst of the Oscar awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, classical music has always been a star performer.
  • Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the Berkshires to lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Copland’s inspirational Symphony No. 3, and pianist Alexander Malofeev is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s mighty Piano Concerto No. 3.
  • WCRB In Concert features a Leonard Bernstein world premiere at Tanglewood and seaside chamber music from Cape Cod.
  • “Sweet Home, Alabama,” “New York, New York,” “My Kind of Town, (Chicago Is),” “I Left My Heart (in San Francisco),” “Georgia on My Mind.” No matter the song category … home is where the heart is.
  • As warm summer turns to cooler autumn, we backyard gardeners start closing out the little patches that gave us purpose – and sore backs – throughout the growing season. There’s music for that!