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Berkshire Lyric Chorus will create a mighty sound at Ozawa Hall on June 4 when it celebrates 60 years of music making with Brahms monumental seven-movement “German Requiem,” performed by 95 voices and a 60-piece professional orchestra.
Dear Berkshire County, we love you. Here are 9 Valentines inspired by the Berkshires you'll want to share
Love comes in many forms, and there's no place we love more than our beloved Berkshire County. Here are 9 love notes to share with your Berkshire Valentine.
2023 Tanglewood Summer Season includes Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, slate of familiar faces and robust musical offerings
Boston Symphony Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct at 11 performances by the orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center players during the orchestra's 85th summer season at Tanglewood. The 2023 summer season includes the Tanglewood debut of legendary rocker Robert Plant, as well as performances by Alison Kraus, James Taylor, the Steve Miller Band, Train, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, John Williams and more.
Homage, reference, quotation, imitation, influence, borrowing, debt, plagiarism. These all lie along a spectrum of possibilities whereby one composer refers to the music of another. Saturday and Sunday’s concerts at Tanglewood gave us a fascinating opportunity to consider this spectrum.
The former BSO executive orchestrated the appointment, which was negotiated in secret and came as a total surprise after a Boston newspaper revealed that Williams was the favored successor to Arthur Fiedler.
In 1910, Maurice Ravel wrote five pieces for two pianos based on the “Mother Goose” stories for the two children of friends. The youngsters must have been gifted, if, at the ages of 6 and 7, they were able to play Ravel’s enchanting score. The following year Ravel orchestrated the piece, and it will be in its orchestral version that it will be played on Saturday evening at Tanglewood.
March 10 marks the second anniversary of Gov. Charlie Baker's declared "state of emergency," which gave his administration broad authority to …
Berkshire Health Systems staff were treated with a virtual concert of thanks by Yo-Yo Ma.
Tanglewood’s summer plans: A 10-week lineup of classical and popular artists, including a return for James Taylor
The Boston Symphony’s summer home returns to the “old normal” this summer after a 2020 pandemic wipeout and a condensed six-week 2021 season.
Will Schillinger built a state-of-the-art recording studio in Housatonic. Musicians — and Hollywood — soon came calling
Stand out on the sidewalk at 1073 Main St., in the village of Housatonic, and you’d never know that inside those walls, the legendary drummer Steve Jordan — lately of The Rolling Stones — may be bashing on his signature hi-hats the size of trash can lids.