Patti Austin Joins the Bill for the Season-Ending Boston Pops Matinee Concert – Lenox, MA | Patti Austin Official Website

Patti Austin Joins the Bill for the Season-Ending Boston Pops Matinee Concert – Lenox, MA

By on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 in News

thomaswilkins_345x290Grammy-award winning singer Patti Austin will perform at the season-ending Boston Pops matinee concert on September 1st at the Koussevitzky Music Shed in Lenox, MA. The program will be led by Thomas Wilkins, the BSO’s Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor.

This special concert, Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Patti Austin, is part of the Tanglewood Season which is kicking off tonight, July 31st. Patti, who last performed with the Boston Pops in spring 2012, will present a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Other artists include Harry Connick, Jr., Donal Fox, Cheyenne Jackson, Faith Prince and many more.

About Tanglewood:
Tanglewood is an estate and music venue in Lenox and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. It is the home of the annual summer Tanglewood Music Festival and the Tanglewood Jazz Festival, and has been the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer home since 1937. Today, Tanglewood annually draws over 350,000 visitors. Each season offers not only a vast quantity of music, but also a vast range of musical forms and styles, all of it presented with a regard for artistic excellence that makes the festival unique.

About Boston Symphony Orchestra:
The Boston Symphony Orchestra is a world-class orchestral ensemble. For over 100 years, the group has been performing with some of the greatest conductors and soloists in the world. Today, the  Boston Symphony Orchestra continues to fulfill and expand upon the vision of its founder Henry Lee Higginson, not only through its concert performances, educational offerings, and internet presence, but also through its expanding use of virtual and electronic media in a manner that reflects the BSO’s continuing awareness of today’s modern, ever-changing, 21st-century world.

Event information:
Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Patti Austin
Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
September 1, 2013 (Sunday) – 2:30 PM

For tickets and more info, visit http://smarturl.it/TanglewoodTickets

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanglewood
http://www.masslive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2013/06/harry_connick_jr_patti_austin.html
http://www.bso.org/brands/tanglewood/about-us/historyarchives/the-history-of-tanglewood.aspx
http://www.bso.org/brands/bso/about-us/historyarchives/the-history-of-the-bso.aspx

6 comments
dnedwards
dnedwards

I heard Patti's show this afternoon at Tanglewood. It was beyond amazing, and, until today, I wasn't even part of the "expected" audience for this kind of music. 


Gary Fabian
Gary Fabian

I have always loved her music, her voice is as smooth as velvet

Patricia Yeaman
Patricia Yeaman

Picnic in the park , Patti and orchestra playing - bliss :) Would have loved to have been there :)

patricia yeaman
patricia yeaman

Sounds like a fabulous show  -  would have loved to have been there but I have other plans  :)