Tanglewood: Meet the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Its Summer Home
Discover the historic summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, reveling in world-class music, fine art, local cuisine and pristine nature in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains.
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Program No. 15533QJH
5 days
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At a Glance

Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1936. Attend four concerts and discover the Tanglewood grounds on an expert-led exploration, with behind the-scenes access to performers and BSO staff. Hear instrument demonstrations with BSO musicians and attend lectures to heighten your enjoyment of the concerts.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking one hour or more, uneven terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend live concerts at Tanglewood to take in the immense talent of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
  • Meet BSO instrumentalists to discuss what it is like to be in a world-class symphony orchestra, and learn from BSO staff about its inner workings.
  • Step inside legendary Russian maestro Serge Koussevitzky’s private summer residence at Tanglewood.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Jeremy Yudkin
Dr. Jeremy Yudkin is professor of music at Boston University, an associated faculty member of the Department of African American Studies, and visiting professor of music at Oxford University and Harvard University. Dr. Yudkin received his B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge University in classics and modern languages and his Ph.D. in historical musicology from Stanford University. He is the author of six books, and has written articles for journals including The Musical Quarterly, The Stanford Italian Review, The American Journal of Philology and others. Dr. Yudkin’s principal fields of research include medieval music, early Beethoven, popular music, and jazz.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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