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Great Quintets — Dvořák and Brahms

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington

Dvořák’s sublime Piano Quintet in A Major occupies a lofty place in the chamber music canon, at the same elevation as Brahms’s Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34.  Simply put, both works are majestic, symphonic in scope, and invite the listener into a lost world of powerful beauty, profundity, and nobility of sentiments, peppered […]

Café Vienna — Nervous Splendor

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington

The imperial “City of Song” has played an essential role as a leading European cultural center, hosting major personalities in the development of music, as well as literature, painting, psychiatry and intellectual thought, from the 16th to 20th centuries. As in the architecture, musical styles that sprang up are a mix of Baroque, Classical, Art […]

Piano Duo, Four Hands Annual Luncheon Musicale Benefit

Experience the elegance of the Gilded Age Salon at a private Berkshires club! Our Annual Luncheon Musicale Benefit, "Piano Duo, Four Hands," features pianists Anthony Zerpa-Falcon and Jong-Gyung Park performing Mozart, Brahms, and Liszt. Celebrate 24 years of CEWM's Commissioning Program, savor a superb lunch and support Close Encounters With Music. La vie est belle! […]