More Tanglewood Concerts Announced for Summer 2014

Josh Groban

Saturday, August 30; Josh Groban with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra
conducted by Keith Lockhart

Of course, Tanglewood in Lenox plays host to some of the best classical music in the northeast each year when the Boston Symphony arrives for its annual summer residency. GO HERE to see the summer 2014 schedule of classical performances…

And the Lenox shed also presents a series of pop and rock shows each summer. As we announced yesterday, James Taylor returns for a two-night stand after taking last summer off. GO HERE for James Taylor info…

And here’s the schedule for a batch of other non-classical performances – from Josh Groban to Ellis & Delfeayo Marsalis, from “The Wizard of Oz” to Broadway and “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander:

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JAZZ
SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 8pm
“The Last Southern Gentlemen”
Trombonist-composer Delfeayo Marsalis teams up with his father, pianist Ellis Marsalis, to perform music from their landmark collaborative album, featuring both standards and original compositions.
$19-$64
On sale at 10 on January 26
at Seiji Ozawa Hall

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 8pm
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Highly acclaimed Grammy Award-winning big band
$19-$64
On sale at 10am on January 26
at Seiji Ozawa Hall

FILM
Friday, August 22, 8:30pm
“The Wizard of Oz”
Keith Lockhart leads the Boston Pops Orchestra, performing the score to “The Wizard of Oz” to accompany the screening of the universally beloved movie classic.
$22-$121
On sale at 10am on January 26

POPS
SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2:30pm
Boston Pops Orchestra with Jason Alexander
Singer, dancer and master of comedic timing, Jason Alexander is best known for his appearances on television (as George Costanza in “Seinfeld”), in film and on Broadway. Keith Lockhart conducts.
$22-$121
On sale at 10am on January 26

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 8:30pm
Boston Pops Orchestra with John Williams
Acclaimed film composer John Williams conducts some of his favorite soundtrack music. Special guests TBA.
$22-$121
On sale at 10am on January 26

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 7pm
Josh Groban
With the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart
$22-$121
On sale at 10am on January 26

RADIO SHOWS
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 5:45pm
“A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor”
Live broadcast. Special guests TBA.
$24-$74
On sale at 10am January 26

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 8pm
“Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!”
NPR’s oddly informative weekly hour-long news quiz program is again live at Tanglewood. The Peabody Award-winning series offers a fast-paced, irreverent look at the week’s news, hosted by Peter Sagal along with judge and score-keeper Carl Kassell. To be taped for later broadcast.
$24-$120
On sale at 10 on January 26

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One Response to “More Tanglewood Concerts Announced for Summer 2014”

  1. ellen messing says:

    How about classical concerts at Ozawa Hall and the shed. Please do not fplood me with e-mails that don’t contain this information-eevents and dates in 2014. thanks.

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