Tanglewood on Parade
August 3, 2010
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Pops Orchestra
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
Always a highlight of the season, Tanglewood on Parade this year salutes John Williams on the occasion of his 30th Tanglewood summer. The program will include some of Mr. Williams' most popular concert and film scores, as well as the traditional TOP finale, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
Fireworks to follow the concert
Complimentary Pedicab Service
Complimentary pedicab service (tricycle for carrying passengers) will be available pre-concert from parking lots to the Main Gate for this performance.
About the Music
Music and Astronomy
As part of the Tanglewood on Parade activities on August 3, special guest Dr. Donald Lubowich, from Hofstra University's Astronomy Outreach Program, will offer star-gazing for adults and children with telescope observations of the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, star clusters, and nebulae. There will also be exhibits on the science of music, the sounds of the Sun, and the musical compositions of Galileo's father.