A live video transmission on Boston Common of the BSO’s July 19 concert at Tanglewood
Friday, July 19, 8PM
The Boston Symphony Orchestra presents its annual “Tanglewood In the City: Boston” event on the Boston Common. Now in its fourth year, the Boston event, which drew several thousand audience members in 2018, will be hosted by Bloomberg anchor/reporter Janet Wu.
The events feature a live video transmission on a 15x27-foot screen of the BSO’s evening performance from its summer home in Lenox, Massachusetts, and will begin with welcoming comments about the program from BSO Assistant Principal Violist, Cathy Basrak. The performance features BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leading the orchestra in music of Betsy Jolas, Debussy, and Ravel, as well as Saint-Saëns’s Cello Concerto No. 1 with soloist Gautier Capuçon.
We invite you to arrive early for pre-concert activities more details below!
“TANGLEWOOD IN THE CITY: BOSTON”
JULY 19 ON THE BOSTON COMMON
The Boston Symphony Orchestra presents its annual “Tanglewood In the City: Boston” event on the Boston Common—a live video presentation of a BSO concert at Tanglewood. Now in its fourth year, the event—which drew several thousand audience members in 2018—will be hosted by Bloomberg anchor/reporter Janet Wu and features a live video transmission on a 15x27-foot screen of the BSO’s evening performance from its summer home in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Boston audience members are invited to arrive early to enter the “Creative Picnic” contest and enjoy casual summer fare from local on-site food vendors. Videos and music by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops will be broadcast until the start of the concert.
From 7:15-7:45, Celebrity Chefs Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery, Graham Lockwood of Oak Long Bar + Kitchen, and Ming Tsai of Blue Dragon, will be looking for some of the best picnic setups on the Common tonight. Enter to win prizes including tickets to Tanglewood and more!
A Chance to win Lawn Passes
Also, stop by our Info Table for a chance to win Tanglewood Lawn Passes this season!