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Jul 21st, 2022 8:00 pm

Music from Copland House

Music From Copland House
Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, 297 West St., Lenox, MA, United States, 01240
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  • JALBERT Crossings
  • COPLAND Sextet
  • DANIELPOUR & DOVE A Standing Witness
Aug 27th, 2022 8:00 pm

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, and Copland featuring Alexander Malofeev, piano

Boston Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
Koussevitzky Music Shed, 297 West Street, Lenox, MA, United States, 01240
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  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Dubinushka
  • RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
  • COPLAND Symphony No. 3

    Aaron Copland

    The Man Behind the Music

    Many know of Aaron Copland the composer, writer, educator, and conductor, but far fewer have had the chance to know the man himself. Vivian Perlis, founding director of the Oral History Project in American Music & co-author of Copland’s autobiographies, not only takes us through the life of this great American composer, but also shows us a small window into what it was like to know the man behind the music.

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    Aaron Copland's music is still widely performed around the world today. Find upcoming concerts and information in the performance calendar.

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    Midday Thoughts: In the Beginning: Time, Form, and Words

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    The Aaron Copland Fund for Music

    Aaron Copland’s legacy as the Dean of American Music lives on through a series of grant programs managed by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Each year, the Fund awards more than $1 million in grants to ensembles, presenters, service organizations, and more for projects and general other entities to support public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.

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