(LENOX, Mass.) – The curtain comes down on the 2015 summer season at Tanglewood with back-to-back performances by jazz icon Harry Connick, Jr., on Friday, September 4, and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra on Saturday, September 5.
Connick is a multitalented musician, pianist, singer, songwriter and American Idol judge. His concert will feature music from Connick’s vast musical catalog, including songs from his most recent releases “Smokey Mary” and “Every Man Should Know.” To date, Connick has released 29 albums, won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards, and garnered sales of 28 million albums. He last performed at Tanglewood in summer 2013.
Broadway and TV star Kristin Chenoweth — widely known for defining the role of Glinda in the hit musical “Wicked” — will join the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and conductor Thomas Wilkins for a program of music from the Broadway stage. The program will be followed by a fireworks display over the Stockbridge Bowl, bringing the 2015 Tanglewood season to a close.