Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tanglewood TBDs are D'd

The substitutes for James Levine's remaining open programs have been named. Herbert Blomstedt returns to his native Massachusetts* to conduct an all-Brahms program, while Juanjo Mena of the Four Last Songs and Mahler's First with soprano Hei-Kyung Hong.

* What, you thought he was Swedish? He is, but he was born in Springfield, MA, and lived there for a couple of years until his parents took the family back to Sweden. Presumably he has dual citizenship.

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