BSO 360

Season 1, Episode 5 of 5

Profile of Tanglewood Festival Chorus Director James Burton: Follow Burton in rehearsals and performances as the charismatic conductor brings new energy to the popular Tanglewood Chorus. Auditions: it's a nail biting, exhilarating experience for musicians trying out for a spot with the world famous Boston Symphony. Musicians explain the behind-the-curtain process and share the stories of their own make-or-break moment. Days in the Arts: middle school students from near and far are profiled when they attend this residential program near Tanglewood. Today's eager sixth grader could be tomorrow's rising star. The Art of the Harp: This highly romanticized instrument is also one of the most baffling. How in the world do people manage to play it? The BSO's own harpist, Jessica Zhou explains how and shows the special beauty of this remarkable instrument.

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8:30 a.m.
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