Close Encounters With Music

 

PRESS RELEASE 2019 - 2020

November 20, 2019
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS:
GREAT STRINGS—THE BORROMEO QUARTET SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 5:30 PM
AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, GREAT BARRINGTON, MA
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October 16, 2019
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 3 PM AT THE SEVEN HILLS INN, LENOX MA
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS
A Viennese Buffet of Genius, Neurosis and Melodrama...
Three Gentlemen of Vienna—Beethoven, Schubert and Mahler
THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF ITS 2019-20 CONVERSATIONS WITH….SERIES...
INTIMATE AND STIMULATING AFTERNOONS ON MUSIC AND IDEAS
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September 9, 2019
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ANDRE HAJDU’S MASTERWORK “KOHELET”
FEATURING SAM WATERSTON AS NARRATOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 5 PM AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER,
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA
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PRESS RELEASE 2018-2019

May 13, 2019
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS ITS SEASON FINALE GALA:
LIKE FATHER-IN-LAW, LIKE SON-IN-LAW: ANTONIN DVOŘÁK and JOSEF SUK
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019, 6PM, MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
WITH PATRON’S DINNER TO FOLLOW AT THE STOCKBRIDGE CLUB

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April 15, 2019
THE ART  OF THE QUARTET: THE ESCHER STRING QUARTET

PRESENTED BY CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC
SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019, 6PM, MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
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April 15, 2019
SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 3 PM AT THE CASANA T. HOUSE, 2633 State Route 23, HILLSDALE, NY
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS “TAMAR MUSKAL—COMPOSER, SONGWRITER, FASHIONISTA”
THE SECOND INSTALLMENT OF ITS CONVERSATIONS WITH….SERIES OF INTIMATE AND STIMULATING AFTERNOONS ON MUSIC AND IDEAS

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February 22, 2019
“TROIKA À LA RUSSE” PRESENTED BY CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019, 6PM,
MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
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January 7, 2019
HUMOR IN THE STRING QUARTETS OF PAPA HAYDN” PRESENTED BY CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019, 6 PM AT SAINT JAMES PLACE
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October 19, 2018
MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO A DEAR, DECEASED FISH (WHICH HAPPENS TO BE ONE OF SCHUBERT’S COMPOSITIONAL TRIUMPHS!) AND OTHER-WORLDLY MOZART PIANO QUARTET
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC PRESENTS MOZART AND SCHUBERT—MARZIPAN AND THE ‘TROUT’” SATURDAY DEC. 8, 6 PM
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March 29, 2018
Close Encounters With Music Makes History as it Moves Its High Peaks Festival to the Cultural Berkshires, Bringing Illustrious Faculty and Stars of Tomorrow Together to Celebrate a Love of Music and Share their Passion with the Community and Beyond

2018 Theme “The French-Russian Connection” Explores Influences, Links and Legendary Collaborations across Music, Literature and Art: Stravinsky, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Diaghilev, Prokofiev, Fauré and César Franck
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