Nordic Lights Grieg Revival

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Ticket Information

$50 Orchestra and Loges, $40 Balconies

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Date
04/27/14

Time
3 pm

Location
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Date
06/15/14

Time
2 pm

Location
297 West Street
Lenox, Massachusetts

Time
6:00 PM
Presented By
Close Encounters With Music
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
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Description

Close Encounters With Music presents Nordic Lights--Grieg Revival, Saturday, June 8, 6 PM at Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood.  Ushering in the Berkshires summer season, the concert conjures up Fjords, forests and fairy tales in an evening of music and readings.  Violinist Ara Gregorian, known as one of the most versatile musicians of his generation, will perform Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3. The program also includes a sampling of Grieg's superb piano works performed by internationally acclaimed pianist Adam Neiman and Brahms’ majestic Trio in B Major Opus 8. Also featured are baritone Mischa Bouvier, performing Grieg’s lush songs, and cellist Yehuda Hanani, founder and artistic director of Close Encounters with Music.  Special guest narrator Tina Packer, founder and former artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, will deliver readings from Ibsen’s “Peer Gynt,” the most widely performed Norwegian play, and “Doll’s House,” which roiled Victorian-era Europe with its frankness and early feminism.  


Musicians
Mischa Bouvier, baritone; Ara Gregorian, violin; Adam Neiman, piano; Yehuda Hanani, cello
Speakers / Participants
Tina Packer, narrator

Venue
Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood
Location
Lenox, MA