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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Aug 12th, 2019

Program Five of Bard College’s Summerscape focused on Viennese conservative musicians. According to the Preconcert lecture in Olin Hall by Kevin C. Karnes, not even conservative Jewish musicians were able...

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by Antonia Shoumatoff in Arts & Music
Sun Aug 11th, 2019

On August 10, following the end of their Summer Festival season, the Aston Magna quartet performed early music from the 1600’s on period instruments to a rapt audience at Congregation Beth...

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by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Sat Aug 10th, 2019

Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music has moved into a striking and most comfortable new space at the BMO’s extensive Lenox campus, adding a dimension of modernity to music most...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Fri Aug 9th, 2019

The Sherman Chamber Ensemble at Smithfield Church opened with “Three Preludes for Lancelot” by Rosy Wertheim, a Dutch underground composer during World War II. Since the composition has nothing to...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Aug 5th, 2019

While the nation has applauded the numerous recordings of the Emerson String Quartet with nine Grammy Awards, New Englanders have more of an opportunity to hear their superb performances live....

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Aug 1st, 2019

Bard College’s American Premiere of The Miracle of Heliane (1927) offers a stunning re-creation of a once-famous Viennese opera that has been traditionally considered passé, yet under the stage direction...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Jul 29th, 2019

With clear blue skies circulating around Music Mountain in Falls Village, the Harlem Quartet provided a lively entertainment in an eclectic yet wonderful program. They began with Claude Debussy’s only...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Wed Jul 24th, 2019

Celebrated Swedish pianist Hans Pålsson opened with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sonata in A minor, K. 310 (1788). Written in Paris where Mozart arrived in March with his mother, its...

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