Friday July 6, 2012

LENOX -- Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum announces a special Tea and Talk as part of its summer 2012 series. Author Susanna Reich will give a visual presentation Wednes day, July 11, at 4:30 p.m., called "Clara Schumann: Piano Virtuoso," based on her award-winning book of the same title. The talk for adults, as well as children seven years and older, will be followed by a hearty savory Victorian High Tea at 5:30 p.m. A performance of Clara, Ventfort Hall's world-premiere one-woman play detailing the dramatic life of the renowned 19th century concert pianist and wife of composer, Robert Schu mann, will take place at 7 p.m.

Admission for the Reich lecture and Victorian High Tea is $20 for non-members and $18 for members and $40 including the play.

Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited.

For reservations and more information call Ventfort Hall at 413-637-3206 or visit info@gildedage.org. The historic Gilded Age mansion is located at 104 Walker St.


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