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by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Mon Oct 31st, 2016

The fall concert of Crescendo, the Connecticut choral group directed by Christine Gevert, matched new works with old at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington Saturday afternoon.  The old...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Oct 30th, 2016

Leon Botstein opened The Orchestra Now with “Four Sea Interludes” from Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes. These evocative mood pieces produced radiant, seascape vistas. The audience rode the swells, being...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Oct 27th, 2016

Director Christine Gevert will be conducting a program entitled “Praise and Gratitude: Renaissance to Modern Choral Music” on Saturday at the Frist Congregational Church in Great Barrington, 4 pm. It...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Oct 27th, 2016

The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, with about 80 students, offered a free concert with an ambitious program at Bard’s Sosnoff Theater. They opened with Bedřich Smetna’s Overture...

by Carola Lott in Arts & Music
Wed Oct 26th, 2016

It is said that anyone with a “good eye” can take an excellent photograph with a simple and inexpensive camera. In her exhibition, “Adventures with Toy Cameras” now on view...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Oct 23rd, 2016

Joan Tower and Blair McMillan curated a program of composers in their 30s at Bard’s Lazlo Bito Building.

Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte, for string quartet” (2011) opened with...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Oct 22nd, 2016

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra swept down on Pawling before their Boston gig. Bringing their English weather to drought-stricken Dutchess County at the Gardiner auditorium at Trinity-Pawling School, they unpacked their...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Oct 20th, 2016

Blair McMillan and Joan Tower have put together a program of contemporary music by rising composers in their 30s. Music Alive! GEN-Y will offer compositions by Andy Akiho, Christopher Cerrone,...

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