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Music & Dance

Amenia Music Hall
Amenia, NY

Aston Magna Foundation for Music & Humanities
Great Barrington, MA

Bardavon Theater
Poughkeepsie, NY

Berkshire Bach Society
Great Barrington, MA

Berkshire Choral Festival
Sheffield, MA

Cantilena Choir
Lenox, MA

Castle Street Cafe
Great Barrington, MA

Close Encounters with Music
Great Barrington, MA

Club Helsinki
Hudson, NY

The Colonial Theatre
Pittsfield, MA

Lakeville, CT

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
Poughkeepsie, NY

The Dream Away Lodge
Becket, MA

The Fisher Center at Bard
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

The Half Moon
Hudson, NY

Hudson Opera House
Hudson, NY

Infinity Hall
Norfolk, CT

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
Becket, MA

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center
Tivoli, NY

The Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn
Stockbridge, MA

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Great Barrington, MA

Music & More
New Marlborough, MA

Music Mountain
Falls Village, CT

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Norfolk, CT

North Adams, MA

PS21|Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
Chatham, NY

Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society
Rhinebeck, NY

South Mountain Concerts
Pittsfield, MA

Spectrum Playhouse
Lee, MA

The Spotty Dog Books & Ale Hudson, NY

Lenox, MA

Tannery Pond Concerts
New Lebanon, NY

Time & Space Limited
Hudson, NY

Music & Dance Intelligence


Now – Saturday, Aug. 19
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival – Yale School of Music The fest will feature master classes, emerging artist showcases, pre-concert talks, performances by The Miró Quartet, The Emerson String Quartet and others, and a gala on Aug. 5, and wraps up with a choral festival. Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk.

Now – Saturday, July 29
Hotchkiss Portals Piano Concerts The Hotchkiss School presents free performances by talented students and resident and guest faculty members from around the world, including Boris Berman, Luiz de Moura Castro, Oxana Yablonskaya and more. The Fine Arts Quartet will appear with Fabio and Gisele Witkowski for a 5th anniversary gala. Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center, Lakeville.

Now – Saturday, Aug. 5
MASS MoCA Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, featuring daily performances in the galleries, a concert by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a 6-hour marathon concert, African and Latin music workshops, late-night concerts and more. North Adams.

Sunday, July 23
Music Mountain The Ariel Quartet, with pianist Soyeon Kate Lee, perform Mozart, Dvorak and Schumann. Falls Village, 3 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26
Church of St. John in the Wilderness Winds in the Wilderness presents a concert featuring works by Faure, Bach, Astor Piazzolla and George Harrison. Copake Falls, 5 p.m.

Tanglewood The world-renowned Takács Quartet returns to Tanglewood for the first time since 1997 with a program featuring music by Haydn, Beethoven and Elgar. Garrick Ohlsson, making his first appearance of the season, joins the quartet for Elgar’s Piano Quintet. Ozawa Hall, Lenox. 8 p.m.

Friday, July 28
Bardavon Dweezil Zappa: 50 Years of Frank. Dweezil, a guitar master in his own right, and his band explore his father Frank Zappa’s musical legacy. Poughkeepsie, 8 p.m. (Photo by Jeff Dean)

The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn The New York City-based Liza Colby Sound performs rock-n-roll soul, with frontwoman Liza Colby, who is part shaman, part seductress. South Egremont, 8 p.m.

Friday, July 28 – Sunday, July 30
PS21 Rory Block’s Gospel & Blues Festival: three days of music curated by five-time blues music award winner Rory Block, and featuring performances by Rory, The Campbell Brothers and Cindy Cashdollar, a Gospel Choir Fest, and a slide guitar workshop. Chatham.

Friday, July 28—Sunday, Aug. 6
Bard College
Antonín Dvořák’s opera Dimitrij, based on events of 17th-century Russia, will be performed by a cast of 60 including the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein. Fisher Center, Annandale-on-Hudson.

Fridays, July 28; Aug. 4 & 11
Historic Meetinghouse on the Green The Washington Friends of Music present the New Baroque Soloists, who will perform works by Bach, Quantz, Telemann and Vivaldi with French horns, oboe, strings, tympani and organ. Washington, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 29
Berkshire Blues Bash A day-long, outdoor festival featuring Roomful of Blues with special guest Walter Parks, and Grits and Groceries Orchestra. Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, 3–8 p.m.

Tannery Pond Concerts The Jasper String Quartet performs a program of works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Donnacha Dennehy and Ted Hearn. New Lebanon, 8 p.m.

Club Helsinki Linda Lavin in “My Second Farewell Concert,” with Billy Stritch and special guest Aaron Weinstein. Hudson, 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 30
Music Mountain The Harlem String Quartet, with pianist Fei-Fei Dong, perform Mozart, Brahms, Webern, William Bolcom, Guido López-Gavilán and Duke Ellington. Falls Village, 3 p.m.

Friday, August 4
Mahaiwe Internationally acclaimed Tom Gold Dance returns with a brand-new program including Counterpoint and the world premiere of the Berkshires-inspired Charm. Great Barrington, 8 p.m.

Club Helsinki Singer-songwriter and pianist Marc Cohn, who burst onto the scene in 1991 with the Grammy-winning hit song “Walking In Memphis.” Hudson, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 4 – Sunday, Aug. 6
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival A music fest featuring performers Abbie Gardner, Adam Ezra Group, Brother Sun, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams and many others, plus a tribute to Jimmy Lafave, along with local food and other vendors. Dodds Farm, 44 County Route 7D, Hillsdale.

Saturday, Aug. 5
The Hevreh Ensemble A gala fundraising concert for a new CD project and an upcoming tour to Denmark and Sweden, at The Prentice Barn, 129 Lake Road in West Cornwall. 5 p.m.

Sunday, August 6
Mahaiwe Multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein performs the Great American Songbook. Great Barrington, 7 p.m.

Tanglewood Christoph von Dohnányi conducts Mozart and Schumann featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox. 2:30 p.m.

Hollister House Garden Too Blue brings a mix of bluegrass, Celtic and swing to the main lawn. Bring a picnic and we’ll provide the rosé. Washington, 5 p.m.

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