A look at the 2019 Tanglewood schedule

musician Yo-Yo Ma 2018

Yo-Yo Ma is on the schedule, because of course. / photo via Yo-Yo Ma Facebook

Though winter just started, it's not too early to be thinking a little bit about summer.

To that end, the 2019 Tanglewood schedule is out. A few of the announced-so-far dates that caught our eye:

This is not a full listing. And more shows will be added over time, including (probably) a handful of pop concerts. Tickets go on sale February 10.

June 15: Live from Here with Chris Thile (the reformulated with Prairie Home Companion, hosted by Thile of the Punch Brothers)

July 3-4: James Taylor (these shows always sell out)

July 5: Boston Symphony Orchestra
opening night - Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart and Mahler featuring pianist Emanuel Ax

July 7: Boston Pops Orchestra - "Across the Stars: Music of John Williams" with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

July 10: Star violinist Hilary Hahn playing an all-Bach program

July 16: Classic guitarist Miloš playing a program that includes Beatles songs

July 20: The Brightness of Light - a piece about Georgia O'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz performed by Renée Fleming, Rod Gilfry, and the BSO

August 2: UnderScore concert featuring star violinist Joshua Bell (an onstage BSO musician provides comments to the audience)

August 6: Pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and cellist Yo-Yo Ma perform an all-Beethoven program

August 11: Yo-Yo Ma plays all six of J.S. Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

August 16: Boston Pops: Stars Wars: A New Hope (the film with live score)

August 24: Boston Pops: John Williams Film Night
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