Behind the scenes of Tanglewood’s 75th Anniversary Gala 
The event harkens back to the 1930s, complete with crystal chandeliers in a tent made to look like a nightclub.

Behind the scenes of Tanglewood’s 75th Anniversary Gala

The event harkens back to the 1930s, complete with crystal chandeliers in a tent made to look like a nightclub.

BSO 2012-13 season leads off with Itzhak Perlman 
- A familiar slate of guest conductors will anchor the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2012-13 season, and Itzhak Perlman will open the season as both conductor and soloist in an all-Beethoven program.
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BSO 2012-13 season leads off with Itzhak Perlman

- A familiar slate of guest conductors will anchor the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 2012-13 season, and Itzhak Perlman will open the season as both conductor and soloist in an all-Beethoven program.

(MATT YORK/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Met star Eric Owens will solo with the BSO
- The New Yorker’s Alex Ross called baritone Eric Owens’s performance in the Metropolitan Opera’s “Rheingold” the “chief glory” of the production.

Met star Eric Owens will solo with the BSO

- The New Yorker’s Alex Ross called baritone Eric Owens’s performance in the Metropolitan Opera’s “Rheingold” the “chief glory” of the production.

BSO announces 75th anniversary season at Tanglewood
- The Boston Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the 75th anniversary season of Tanglewood next summer with several world premieres, concerts based on programs from its inaugural season, and new media initiatives.

BSO announces 75th anniversary season at Tanglewood

- The Boston Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the 75th anniversary season of Tanglewood next summer with several world premieres, concerts based on programs from its inaugural season, and new media initiatives.

EVENTS 
Music: The week ahead
- Our critics’ picks for pop, rock, folk, world, country, jazz, blues, cabaret, and classical music.
(GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

EVENTS

Music: The week ahead

- Our critics’ picks for pop, rock, folk, world, country, jazz, blues, cabaret, and classical music.

(GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

In Celebrity Series, McDonald displays her mastery
- Audra McDonald opened the Celebrity Series of Boston’s season at Symphony Hall on Sunday with, she announced with some relief, “a happy-dust-free concert.”

In Celebrity Series, McDonald displays her mastery

- Audra McDonald opened the Celebrity Series of Boston’s season at Symphony Hall on Sunday with, she announced with some relief, “a happy-dust-free concert.”

Violinist on the podium
- In the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s season opener, Anne-Sophie Mutter will be both soloist and conductor.

Violinist on the podium

- In the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s season opener, Anne-Sophie Mutter will be both soloist and conductor.

Levine  stepping down as BSO music director
- Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine, whose tenure was marked by artistic highs but long absences due to his health problems, will step down from his post at the end of orchestra’s summer season in Tanglewood, the BSO has announced.

Levine stepping down as BSO music director

- Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine, whose tenure was marked by artistic highs but long absences due to his health problems, will step down from his post at the end of orchestra’s summer season in Tanglewood, the BSO has announced.