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Tanglewoood Orchestra

297 West St., Lenox, Massachusetts 01240
617-266-1492
Category: Entertainment, Family / Kids
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Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts

Tanglewood is the home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra during the summer months. Other performers grace this historic venue as well, including the Boston Pops, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. The venues at Tanglewood include the Seiji Ozawa Hall and the Koussevitzky Shed. The entire campus is made up of cafes, gift shops, theatres, and several other buildings, once part of the Tappan family estate.

Details

Hours -

Varies

Prices -

Free to $2,500, with most concerts costing an average of $20 per ticket

Events -

Musical concerts featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, guest appearances, fun runs,
and festivals

Activities

  • Classical music concerts
  • Spoken word performances
  • Family festivals
  • Fun runs
  • Dance performances

Not only will the Boston Pops be there, many guest musicians will as well


Tanglewood is the summertime home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, but several musicians and performers make guest appearances as well. This summer, these include Yo-Yo Ma, Diana Krall, the Mark Morris Dance Group, Garrison Keillor, James Taylor, Emerson String Quartet, Bernadette Peters, and the Wynton Marsalis Quartet.

Yo-Yo Ma will be here on June 22 and 24


World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns to Tanglewood for two June performances with the Silk Road Ensemble. The performance will be held in Ozawa Hall and blend western and well as non-western instruments and traditions. Tickets are $20 to $99.

FAQs

Is there dining anywhere at Tanglewood?


Yes, there are three dining options. The Tanglewood Café is situated between the Lion’s Gate and the Shed. The Tanglewood Grille is located next to Glass House 1 Gift Shop inside the Main Gate. Both are open before Shed concerts in the evening and remain open through intermission time. Another option is to order and purchase Meals-to-Go 72 hours in advance online or 48 hours in advance over the phone.

Is this an appropriate place to bring small children?


There are several programs appropriate for children at Tanglewood including scavenger hunts, free lawn tickets for those 17 and younger, children’s activities during weekend concerts, the Family Fun Fest on Jun 29, and the Family Concert on August 25. There’s also the Tanglewood on Parade August 7, an all-day event that culminates in an evening fireworks show.

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Driving Direction to Tanglewoood Orchestra From or Berkshire Comfort Inn & Suites - Great Barrington