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In a welcome return to the Tanglewood podium and marking his fifth summer as Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Maestro James Levine opens the 2009 Tanglewood season with a blockbuster all-Tchaikovsky program of the Symphony No. 6, Pathtique, and the Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring one of the leading virtuosos of our time, pianist Yefim Bronfman, Friday, July 3. Mahlers Symphony No. 6 (July 17) and Brahm’s A German Requiem(July 25)two major works that received extraordinary popular and critical acclaim when performed this fall at Symphony Hallwill be reprised by Maestro Levine and the orchestra during the 2009 Tanglewood season. Maintaining his deep commitment to presenting great opera at Tanglewood, Maestro Levine continues his intensive work with the talented young musicians of the Tanglewood Music Center leading a concert performance of Wagners Die Meistersinger von Nrnberg, Act III (July 11), joined by the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and a stellar professional cast headed by James Morris. Mr. Levine will also lead TMC vocalists and instrumentalists in two fully-staged performances of Mozarts Don Giovanni (July 26 & 27).