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Leslie Kandell's Tanglewood notes
by Leslie Kandell

Tanglewood notes

A Daily Gazette arts blog
Leslie Kandell covers music in the Berkshires
 
Friday, July 16, 2010

John Oliver assumes his space

In his fascinating talk to donors Thursday, John Oliver, the founder and director of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, gave a rare glimpse of his Wisconsin childhood, and prodigal talents at singing and piano.
 
Monday, July 5, 2010

The Taylor-King phenom at Tanglewood

Tanglewood can't be faulted for presenting three non-classical hugely-attended James Taylor/Carole King concerts over the July 4th weekend.
 
Friday, Sept. 18, 2009

Parsing programs in past tense

Figures show a 5 percent rise in season attendance at Tanglewood.
 
Monday, Aug. 31, 2009

Tanglewood's 5-day James-athon

The voice has probably lasted because his songs and style don't verry toward force and fury.
 
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009

A musical strudel

Michael Tilson Thomas used his many talents to depict the lives of the Thomashefskys before an enthusiastic Ozawa Hall crowd.
 
Monday, Aug. 17, 2009

About last Sunday

Garrick Ohlsson was up to the task with Brahms' beloved Piano Concerto No. 2.
 
Friday, Aug. 7, 2009

The ties that bind: Mark Morris, Yo-Yo Ma, Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, music, dance

The annual collaboration of the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Tanglewood Music Center was a crowd-pleaser.
 
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009

Jules Feiffer at 80, Pete Seeger at 90: Survivors of HUAC, with brush and banjo

Appreciating the contributions of artist Jules Feiffer, 80, and singer-songwriter Pete Seeger, 90, and recalling their House Committee on Un-American Activities experiences.
 
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009

Stravinsky hits a homer

The beloved Peter Serkin led an all-Stravinsky program on Monday night.
 
Monday, Aug. 3, 2009

'Goin' Out with My Boots On' (Tanglewood version)

Remember the joke about Mrs. Astor on the Titanic? "I know I rang for water but this is ridiculous!" It doesn't dare rain on Beethoven in the Berkshires, especially on Sunday afternoon, let alone at the Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Memorial Concert. Till yesterday, that is, when Lenox intersections, usually ...
 

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