|Tanglewood In The City Returns |
|07:55AM / Thursday, July 15, 2021|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — For the third year, Pittsfield Common is hosting a free screening of a Tanglewood performance on July 17, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The video screening of an archived Boston Symphony Orchestra performance will feature composers George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto, Duke Ellington’s "Harlem," Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait" narrated by actor John Douglas Thompson, and John Harbison’s "Foxtrot for Orchestra" from his opera, "Remembering Gatsby."
Pre-concert activities, beginning at 6 p.m., will include live performances by Kids 4 Harmony and the Eagles Community Band. There will also be a "Best Picnic" contest.
The Pittsfield Common is located at 101 First Street with several public parking lots in close proximity. The rain date for the event is July 18 at 5 p.m.
Tanglewood in the City at the Pittsfield Common is the result of a collaborative partnership between Mill Town and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.