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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

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Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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March 2019

Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Sleeping Beauty

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Sleeping Beauty

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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Close Encounters With Music: Troika à la Russe – Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Scriabin

March 23 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks (“adventurous and passionate”— The New Yorker) and Yehuda Hanani present a program rich in Russian lore, Slavic emotionalism, Soviet-era sarcasm, and dazzling virtuosity: the cello/piano sonatas by Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5, which pianist Sviatoslav Richter considered the most difficult piece in the entire piano repertory. Rachmaninoff’s sonata is passionate and emotionally torrential, a survivor from the 19th century. Prokofiev, on the other hand, dubbed “bad boy of Russian music” by the establishment for…

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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Wagner’s Die Walküre

March 30 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Wagner’s Die Walküre

March 30 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

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April 2019

Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Golden Age

April 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be…

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Close Encounters With Music: Prestige Performance – The American Brass Quintet

April 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

The American Brass Quintet is peerless among brass ensembles, sculpting new repertoire and setting the artistic standards for the modern classical brass ensemble. The Quintet evening begins with a staple of Romantic brass music—Victor Ewald’s Brass Quintet No. 2, from late 1800’s Russia. Common Heroes, Uncommon Land, a recent commission through the Juilliard School, where they have been in residence for three decades, is a work with an Americana sound by Philip Lasser requiring each player to recite poetry. Three…

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May 2019

Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

May 11 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike

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Met Opera Live in HD: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

May 11 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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Close Encounters With Music: The Art of the Quartet – The Escher String Quartet

May 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

Acclaimed for musical insights and rare tonal beauty, and championed by the Emerson String Quartet, the Escher has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. They served as BBC New Generation Artists and gave debuts at the BBC Proms, are winners of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and perform as Artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. For this program, they bring their special sheen to Mozart’s powerfully compelling String Quartet No. 23 in F…

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Carmen Suite / Petrushka

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.

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June 2019

GALA: Like Father-in-Law, Like Son-in-Law: Antonin Dvořák and Josef Suk

June 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Nationalist composer Dvořák rose to fame in Prague, paving the way for his favorite student and later son-in-law Josef Suk. There was great closeness and spiritual kinship between them, andboth were championed by Brahms (who confessed to envying Dvořák his melodic gifts!). Dvořák’s Rondo and Suk’s Balada and Pisen Lasky love song are rarely performed gems, and the more familiar Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major by Dvořák is acknowledged as one of the masterpieces in the form, along…

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Boston Early Music Festival presents Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

June 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$25 – $85

The GRAMMY Award–winning BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns with an encore performance of our November 2016 production inspired by the splendor of Versailles. King Louis XIV transformed his father’s pastoral hunting lodge at Versailles into a lavish palace that served as the seat of government and culture in France. Enjoy a musical feast from the height of the Sun King’s reign with two chamber operas—Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Lalande’s Les Fontaines de Versailles—exalting the splendor and majesty of…

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July 2019

Mahaiwe Announces Patti LuPone and The Fab Faux

July 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on August 2, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on December 28, 2018 at 8:00am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present Broadway legend Patti LuPone on Saturday, July 20 at 8:00pm, and The Fab Faux performing a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road on Friday, August 2 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to Mahaiwe members on Thursday, December 20 and to the general public on Friday, December 28. Mahaiwe members enjoy ticket discounts, early ordering privileges, and other perks for a full 12 months. Memberships start at $75 ($35 for those…

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