Travel back to the Gilded Age with the Berkshire Music School for a benefit cocktail party and concert by Vienna-based fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Wheatleigh in Lenox.

The program will feature the work of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert on a historic fortepiano in Wheatleigh’s Great Hall. All proceeds will go towards Berkshire Music School's need-based financial aid program.

For tickets, visit or call 413-442-1411.

Maltz will give a lecture, demonstration and masterclass exploring the fortepiano, repertoire, and the similarities and differences to the modern piano at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Berkshire Music School's Taft Recital Hall.

To purchase tickets with the suggested $25 donation, visit, or call 413-442-1411 to pay-what-you-can.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.