End of Summer Celebration and Auction

Private Hilltop Home in Copake, NY MA

Please join us for an End-of-Summer Celebration and Auction, Saturday, September 18, 12:00pm - 4:00pm. (Scroll to the bottom to purchase tickets). You will enjoy beautiful vistas, a scrumptious lunch, and an exciting auction including: Experiences! Spa Day for Two at Canyon Ranch Enjoy the ultimate wellness day at world-renowned Canyon Ranch Lenox. Choose your […]

PRISM Quartet (Saxophones)

TurnPark Art Space 2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge, MA

The PRISM Quartet’s popular program, Hit Parade, features a cross-section of traditional and contemporary music. New works reflect the enormous range of cultural and aesthetic influences on today’s composers. Praised by The Philadelphia Inquirer for its ability to “move effortlessly between styles,” the program includes two stunningly beautiful sets of adaptations: Schumann Bouquet, selections from […]

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 […]

Folk and Baroque

Saint James Place 352 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA

From High Baroque to village dances, South American indigenous flavors and ethereal liturgical music, and from the jig to the tango—a program bridging worlds that grew out of common ground. Composers include Bach, Villa Lobos, Monteverdi, Handel, Couperin, Rameau and Vivaldi. With guitarist Eliot Fisk, contralto Emily Marvosh and cellist Yehuda Hanani. Seating Orch & […]

A Night of Chopin and Brahms—Presenting Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Yekwon Sunwoo

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

Some of the most astounding keyboard music ever written, Chopin’s Four Scherzi receive a masterful performance by the most recent Cliburn laureate (“superbly assured pianism” – BBC Music). He is joined by violinist Daniel Phillips, violist Daniel Panner and cellist Yehuda Hanani for Brahms’s epic Piano Quartet Opus 25 in G minor with its intoxicating […]

SKYLARK A Cappella Vocalists: Hidden Symbols, Secret Codes

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

What might happen if Robert Langdon, acclaimed professor of Symbology at Harvard University (and fictional hero of Dan Brown’s best-selling novels, including The Da Vinci Code), were enlisted to explore hidden symbols, secret codes, and long-forgotten historical connections buried in manuscripts of choral music over the centuries? Join GRAMMY-nominated Skylark to find out. Featuring video […]

Reeds and Strings

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

First oboist of the New York Philharmonic Liang Wang leads the way from Mozart’s Oboe Quartet to Cimarosa’s Oboe Concerto and Britten’s Metamorphosis. Tchaikovsky Competition winner, violinist Itamar Zorman, violist Michael Strauss and Yehuda Hanani perform the Beethoven String Trio in C minor, written in his dramatic, misterioso key. Seating Orch & Mezz $52.00 USD […]

Musica Latina

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

Classical Spanish and Flamenco dancer and choreographer Irene Rodriguez has been the leading figure of Spanish dance in Cuba. Described as “an intense, exacting dancer” by the New York Times, she exudes charisma and artistic excitement. In addition to a new dance work that will be specifically choreographed for Close Encounters, she is joined by […]

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