boston symphony orchestra http://wamc.org en Tanglewood - Tony Fogg http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-tony-fogg-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As the season begins at Tanglewood, we speak to a man who not only is keeping the plates spinning here, he is also has an eye on Boston and is even working on programming for future years here at Tanglewood.</p><p>Tony Fogg has been Artistic Administrator of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1994 and assists the Music Director in the planning and selection of all BSO concerts and repertoire.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 94076 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - Tony Fogg Taylor Returns to Join Old and New Faces for Tanglewood 2014 http://wamc.org/post/taylor-returns-join-old-and-new-faces-tanglewood-2014 <p>The <a href="http://www.bso.org/" target="_blank">Boston Symphony Orchestra</a> has released its <a href="http://www.bso.org/brands/tanglewood/features/2014-tanglewood-season/2014-season-overview.aspx" target="_blank">2014 Tanglewood performance lineup</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:07:01 +0000 Jim Levulis 78314 at http://wamc.org Taylor Returns to Join Old and New Faces for Tanglewood 2014 Berkshires' Taylor to Serve on President's Committee http://wamc.org/post/berkshires-taylor-serve-presidents-committee <p>President Obama has appointed a cultural figure with deep ties to the Berkshires to his <a href="http://www.pcah.gov/" target="_blank">committee on the Arts and Humanities</a>.</p><p>Albany native and Berkshires resident Kim Taylor says it’s been a whirlwind since she received the call from Pennsylvania Avenue. Taylor is a Trustee of the <a href="http://www.bso.org/" target="_blank">Boston Symphony</a> who’s been with the organization for more than 30 years. She has worked with President Obama on both his campaigns, along with her husband, James, who you may have heard of.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:15:17 +0000 Jim Levulis 78295 at http://wamc.org Berkshires' Taylor to Serve on President's Committee Boston Symphony Announces Tanglewood 2014 Lineup http://wamc.org/post/boston-symphony-announces-tanglewood-2014-lineup <p>The <a href="http://www.bso.org/" target="_blank">Boston Symphony Orchestra</a> has released the 2014 <a href="http://www.bso.org/#" target="_blank">Tanglewood</a> performance lineup.</p><p>The season starts on June 28<sup>th</sup> and includes more than 100 performances of live radio shows, orchestras, as well as popular artists like James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma and first-timer Jason Alexander. Mark Volpe is the BSO’s managing director.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 78243 at http://wamc.org Boston Symphony Announces Tanglewood 2014 Lineup Obama Taps Taylor for Arts Committee http://wamc.org/post/obama-taps-taylor-arts-committee <p>President Obama has appointed a cultural figure with deep ties to the Berkshires to <a href="http://www.pcah.gov/" target="_blank">his committee on the Arts and Humanities</a>.</p><p>Albany native and Berkshires resident Kim Taylor is the newest member of the committee even though she will miss her first assignment; the swearing-in ceremony on Thursday. She and her husband, singer James Taylor, will be attending an event in Boston marking the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death. Still, she says she is thrilled about the news.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 22:52:41 +0000 Jim Levulis 78242 at http://wamc.org Obama Taps Taylor for Arts Committee Incoming BSO Director Sidelined By Concussion http://wamc.org/post/incoming-bso-director-sidelined-concussion <p>The incoming director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra has canceled a weekend appearance at Tanglewood after suffering a concussion following a freak accident in Germany.</p><p>The Boston Globe reported that Andris Nelsons recently collided with a door that unexpectedly swung open at his residence in Germany.</p><p>Nelsons was still hospitalized Monday and doctors have advised him against plane travel. He'd been scheduled to conduct the Verdi Requiem on Saturday at Tanglewood, the BSO's summer home in Lenox.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:44:36 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69794 at http://wamc.org Incoming BSO Director Sidelined By Concussion Tanglewood - Mark Volpe, Managing Director of The Boston Symphony Orchestra http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-mark-volpe-managing-director-boston-symphony-orchestra <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mark Volpe is the Managing Director of <a href="http://www.bso.org">The Boston Symphony Orchestra</a>. He joins us to talk about how the year has been and about this year's <a href="http://www.tanglewood.org">Tanglewood</a> season schedule.</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:15:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 68431 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - Mark Volpe, Managing Director of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Boston Symphony Orchestra Enters New Era With Nelsons http://wamc.org/post/boston-symphony-orchestra-enters-new-era-nelsons <p></p><p>At the age of 34, Andris Nelsons will lead one of the most respected orchestras in the world. Nelsons, a native of Latvia, who has earned a distinguished reputation in European classical music and opera, has been named the new music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, filling the vacancy left by the departure of James Levine, who stepped down for health reasons two years ago. Mark Volpe, the managing director of the BSO, spoke with WAMC's Brian Shields.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:32:00 +0000 Brian Shields 64847 at http://wamc.org Boston Symphony Orchestra Enters New Era With Nelsons Volpe excited for 2013 season at Tanglewood http://wamc.org/post/volpe-excited-2013-season-tanglewood <p></p><p>The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2013 schedule for Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Alan Chartock spoke with BSO managing director Mark Volpe about what’s on tap for summer, and the state of the orchestra’s search for a new head conductor.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 15:10:44 +0000 Alan Chartock 52853 at http://wamc.org Volpe excited for 2013 season at Tanglewood