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Big Weekend Ahead

The Music Scene
Violinist Itzhak Perlman Google Images

It’s hard to believe the summer festival season is winding down, but here we are at the end of August, school starts in a week, birds are beginning to migrate, and the sounds of music continue. Tanglewood brings down the curtain on its classical music festival this weekend with its ageless tradition of playing Beethoven’s towering Ninth Symphony, the Choral. Perhaps no musical composition in history has approached the master’s crowning achievement for its breadth and depth.

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