Café Music—Jazz, Rap and Grand Reopening!

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Paul Schoenfield’s runaway classical hit, Café Music for piano trio, sets the tone for a celebratory re-opening. Combining elements of classical, jazz, klezmer and whimsy, Café Music is caffeine-fueled and irresistible. Claude Bolling’s musings in the Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio offer up interpolations of boogie-woogie and ragtime with Baroque underpinnings. Gershwin is represented […]

The Roaring Twenties – Berlin, Paris, New York

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

The cabaret beckons as Close Encounters With Music ushers in the winter season in the Berkshires. In a performance that evokes the twenties of the last century — a time exemplified by Art Deco, Prohibition, the loosening of social restraints, Jazz, the Charleston and flappers — “Roaring Twenties” offers a panorama of composers and styles […]

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