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New Music Fest at Williams Features Works by Georges Aperghis, Philip Glass

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – Talea Ensemble’s performance of “Happy End” by Greek composer Georges Aperghis will be the centerpiece of the sixth annual I/O Festival of New Music, which takes place in the ’62 Center at Williams College from Thursday, January 8, through Saturday, January 10, 2015. The festival will also feature a rendition of Philip…

Philip Glass’s Gandhi Opera ‘Satyagraha’ at Mahaiwe and The Clark

A scene from Act II of 'Satyagraha' with Richard Croft (center) as Gandhi

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., and GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Philip Glass’s opera Satyagraha, an inspirational retelling of Mohandas K. Gandhi’s formative philosophical experiences as a young man in South Africa considered a masterpiece of the late-20th-century operatic repertoire and one of Glass’s greatest creations, will be broadcast live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera at The Clark…

Jacob’s Pillow Kicks off 2011 Season with Lively, Diverse Gala

Text and photos by Seth Rogovoy (BECKET, Mass., June 19, 2011) – The Jacob’s Pillow season opening gala is always a high point of the season, both for the programming, which serves as a kind of sampler for the work that goes on at the Pillow, including the educational component as well as a sprinkling…

Jacob’s Pillow 2011 Season Opening Gala

by Anna Rogovoy, Chief Dance Critic, The Rogovoy Report (BECKET, Mass., June 20, 2011) – The Jacob’s Pillow Season Opening Gala is unique and surprising in the broad scope of work represented in one evening of performances. And yet how could it be otherwise? How else to represent the dynamic range of programming that Executive…

Berkshire Cultural Preview June 15-20

This coming week and weekend features a host of season openings, including Jacob’s Pillow, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, and PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, as well as a Latin cabaret performance by household name Lucie Arnaz at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Mass., and a CD release concert by top regional artist Bobby Sweet…

Gala Kicks Off Jacob’s Pillow Season with Philip Glass, Annie Leibovitz

(BECKET, Mass.) – Recently honored by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Arts, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival officially kicks off its 2011 season on Saturday, June 18, with a star-studded Season Opening Gala featuring performances by dancers of Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève performing Benjamin Millepied’s (fresh off his role in Black…