2014/07/17-07/21 Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music

2014/07/17-07/21 The 2014 Festival of Contemporary Music, under the direction of John Harbison and Michael Gandolfi, will present programs featuring works by American composers, with a special emphasis on music from a younger generation of Americans, many of whom have been Fellows at the Tanglewood Music Center. Along with several of this country’s most prominent composers-John Adams, Steve Mackey, George Perle, Bernard Rands, and Roger Sessions-the festival will also feature several rising stars in the world of composition: Anthony Cheung (TMC 2005), Hannah Lash (TMC 2005), Eric Nathan (TMC 2010),and Kate Soper (TMC 2006). In addition to works by Mr. Harbison (TMC 1959) and Mr. Gandolfi (TMC 1986), the festival will also feature works by American composers Martin Boykan, David Dzubay, Keeril Makan, James Matheson, Andrew Waggoner, and Anna Weesner. Works by Korean composer Seung-Ah Oh (TMC 2006), German composer Benjamin Scheuer (TMC 2012), and British composer Charlotte Bray (TMC 2008) will also be included. The Festival of Contemporary Music programs will feature the Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center, along with guest artists to be announced at a later date. …read more