Edvard Grieg

Camilla Tilling
Maria Ostlin

Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:00 PM

Ken-David Masur, conductor
Camilla Tilling, soprano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
James Burton, conductor

BEETHOVEN Incidental music to Egmont
GRIEG Incidental music to Peer Gynt

Hear a preview with Ken-David Masur:

Petr Kratochvil

The year was 1788. Thomas Jefferson, nearing the end of his post as the Ambassador to France, spent his days wandering the streets of Paris, attending concerts and the theater, and combing through bookshops in search of any volumes that would be pertinent to the fledgling United States of America.

In Vienna, Austria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart churned out more than 40 compositions, including the three symphonies that would be his last - numbers 39, 40, and 41.

And across the ocean, as more and more states ratified the U.S. Constitution, General George Washington began the campaign that resulted in his unanimous election as the new nation's first president.

Steinway & Sons

The pianist designs a concept album for children, evoking the fondest memories of her own childhood.

The German-Japanese pianist performs a concerto and character pieces that showcase Edvard Grieg’s adoration of Norwegian folklore and mythology.