Norman Rockwell Museum:
Crescendo will present a special Thanksgiving concert at the Norman Rockwell Museum 9 Glendale Rd in Stockbridge, MA on Saturday, November 24 at 5:30 pm. Featured will be composer John Myers’ “Paintings in Song,” nine choral pieces based on Rockwell’s paintings. The concert is a collaboration of the Museum, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Berkshire Children’s Chorus and Crescendo.In the Galleries of the Museum Rockwell’s images come alive with a fusion of Classical styles and America 20thcentury popular music genres. One of the highlights of this concert is music Myers composed for the well-known painting “Freedom from Want,” which portrays the American values associated with the Thanksgiving celebration. Performers will be singers of the Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, the Berkshire Children’s Chorus and instrumentalists, including the composer, all directed by Crescendo’s Artistic Director, Christine Gevert. This concert, hosted by the Museum, is free for Museum members or included with Museum admission. For more information, go to https://www.nrm.org/event/paintings-in-song-the-four-freedoms/ or www.worldclassmusic.org.