Yo-Yo Ma will carry Bach’s cello suites to Tanglewood. Andris Nelsons will conduct an uncommon, staggered live performance efficiency of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” unfold over two days. The composer Thomas Adès will arrange a recent music competition.
And the soprano Renée Fleming will channel the artist Georgia O’Keeffe when she sings the world premiere of a brand new Kevin Puts work, “The Brightness of Light,” impressed by letters between O’Keeffe and her husband, the photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
It might really feel like summer time solely simply ended, however on Thursday the Boston Symphony Orchestra introduced particulars of its plans for subsequent summer time’s season at Tanglewood, its bucolic summer time residence within the Berkshires, which can run from June 15 via Labor Day weekend.
There will probably be change on the competition’s grounds with the opening of its greatest growth venture in years, the Tanglewood Learning Institute — a posh of 4 new buildings that can be utilized for talks, grasp courses, performances, open rehearsals and extra. The institute’s programming will probably be introduced in February, the orchestra mentioned.
A really Andris Nelsons July
Mr. Nelsons, the Boston Symphony’s music director, will spend July in Tanglewood conducting an array of packages — starting July 5 with Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat, with the pianist Emanuel Ax. He can even conduct Dvorak, Debussy, Ravel, the premiere of “The Brightness of Light” and a efficiency of the Verdi Requiem, amongst different packages.
And Mr. Nelsons, a sought-after opera conductor, will proceed his efforts to offer Tanglewood the flavour of a Bayreuth-in-the-Berkshires by main the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in an episodic live performance efficiency of “Die Walküre.” Starring Amber Wagner, Christine Goerke and Simon O’Neill, it happen all through one weekend: Act I at Eight p.m. on Saturday July 27; Act II at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday; and Act III at 6:30 p.m. that night. Hearing all of it would require two tickets: one for Saturday and one for Sunday.
André Previn turns 90
Tanglewood is planning a number of occasions to mark the 90th birthday of the conductor and composer André Previn. The star violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, who was as soon as married to Mr. Previn, will carry out his violin concerto “Anne-Sophie,” which he wrote for her in 2001. And Ms. Fleming will be a part of the Emerson String Quartet to carry out the world premiere of “Penelope,” by Mr. Previn and the playwright Tom Stoppard.
A music competition by Thomas Adès
Mr. Adès, the composer, will return to arrange his second Festival of Contemporary Music, deliberate for Aug. Eight-12. It will characteristic the world premiere of a bit by Andrew Hamilton and the American premieres of works by Richard Ayres, Gerald Barry, Erika Fox, Gyorgy Kurtag, Hilda Paredes, Poul Ruders and Nathan Shields.
The competition will honor the British composer Oliver Knussen, who died final summer time at 66 and who had been concerned with Tanglewood for greater than 4 many years, together with because the director of its composition program, between 1986 and ’93. A live performance on Aug. 10 will characteristic his full piano works, and Mr. Adès will conduct Knussen’s “Whitman Settings,” for soprano and orchestra, on Aug. 12.