June 24, 2012 2PM performance of King Lear at Shakespeare & Co. reviewed by Frances Benn Hall
Archives for June 2012
Digital streams from the archives of Tanglewood programs are being offered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, giving music lovers around the globe a glimpse into the storied performance history of the famed music festival founded in 1937.
Diana Krall at Tanglewood June 23, 2012 performance reviewed by Dave Conlin Read Miss Diana Krall gave a bravura performance in the Shed on the opening weekend of 75th season of concerts at Tanglewood. The show featured a crackerjack combo Anthony Wilson (guitar), Robert Hurst (bass), and Karriem Riggins (drums) in support of an almost… read more
Talk sex with Dr. Ruth at July 2, 2012 discussion and reception to benefit Barrington Stage company
July 8, 2005 Tanglewood concert review by Dave Read James Levine’s Tanglewood debut as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, July 8, 2005, was a stunning success, his tenure heralded by a majestic performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, (reprising his Symphony Hall opening last October) that was received most enthusiastically by the dressed-up… read more
Taylor Swift will be JAmes Taylor’s guest on his July 2 Tanglewood concert. Ms. Swift, named after James Taylor, was the Country Music Association’s 2011 Entertainer of the Year as well as the American Music Award’s Artist of the Year.
Barrington Stage Company discounts June 15-17 Fiddler on the Roof tickets Barrington Stage Company discounts June 15-17 Fiddler on the Roof tickets Barrington Stage Company is selling discounted tickets for opening weekend, June 15, 16, 17 performances of Fiddler on the Roof. Tickets may also be purchased at 30 Union Street in Downtown Pittsfield, by… read more
Hancock Shaker Village and Knesset Israel Congregation will present two collaborative events June 26 & August 12, 2012 that explore the shared customs from the Shaker tradition and from Judaism, two cultures of peace.
WTF names cast for The Importance of Being Earnest and Blue Deep Williamstown Theatre Festival announces the full cast and creative teams for the first two productions of the 2012 season: The Importance of Being Earnest will be presented on the Main Stage from June 26 through July 14 (opening June 28) and the World… read more
Berkshire Museum schedules PechaKucha Night june 14 Berkshire Museum schedules PechaKucha Night in Western Massachusetts on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at 7 p.m. This worldwide event features a series of presentations, each consisting of 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each, totaling a talking time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds. The goal is to bring… read more
Half Tix for Berkshires summer performing arts Barrington Stage Company and the Berkshire Visitors Bureau are partnering again on the ½ TIX program that allows patrons to buy same-day half-priced tickets to cultural events at area ½ TIX Booths June 15 through September 2, 2012. The 12 cultural venues participating in the 2012 ½ TIX… read more
BSO celebrates Tanglewood’s 75th anniversary with free digital streams Bringing the celebration of Tanglewood’s 75th anniversary beyond the BSO’s summer home in the Berkshires, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announces details of its first-ever 75 free digital streams program (complete list appears below), designed to offer music lovers around the globe a glimpse into the storied… read more