As music director James Levine prepares for back surgery that could keep him from taking the podium at Tanglewood this summer, frustrations are building within the orchestra, and a stunning detail has emerged: Levine has no signed contract with the BSO.
The Boys of County Nashville play popular Irish songs and instrumental dance music in a foot-stomping program of Irish reels and jigs. Jim Prendergast sings vocals and plays the guitar, Bill Verdier plays fiddle, David Coe plays fiddle and mandolin, and Skip Cleavinger plays the Irish uilleann pipes and tin whistle.
Accomplished musicians from around the world will celebrate the soul-stirring music of Maestro Sri Chimnoy. Performers include Premik Russell Tubbs, Austrian virtuosos Mandu and Vishuddhi Trummer and Gandharva Loka Orchestra. Admission is free but reservations are required. Please call 727-725-0013 or visit www.songsofthesoul.com