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The hills are alive with the sound of music all summer in the Berkshires. Tanglewood is the big name, but there are many other concerts as well.

by Tom Brosnahan
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Tanglewood Music Festival

Since 1934, the number-one summer activity in Lenox has been the Tanglewood Music Festival, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Over 50 concerts—by full orchestra, chamber groups, and soloists in recital—take place during the Tanglewood season, including the famous weekend BSO concerts. More...

Tanglewood Jazz Festival

After the summer classical music concert program, Tanglewood is the scene for the Tanglewood Jazz Festival, held in the first week of September, featuring many legendary performers as well as up-and-coming talent. More...

South Mountain Concerts

South Mountain Concerts in Pittsfield specializes in chamber music. Concerts begin in August and last into October. South Mountain Concerts was started in 1918 in a lovely old hall located a mile south of Pittsfield on US Route 7 & 20. More...

Aston Magna Music Festival

Since 1972, Aston Magna has brought concerts of classical music performed on period instruments to a variety of venues in New England. Its summer series includes concerts at Great Barrington's Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and Daniel Arts Center. More...

Music in Williamstown

The Williams College Department of Music arranges numerous concerts from September through May when college is in session.

In the summer, Williamstown Chamber Concerts organizes several chamber music performances at the Clark Art Institute.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The historic Mahaiwe Theater built in 1905 for vaudeville acts, converted to a cinema in 1930, is going strong after more than a century. It is now Great Barrington's drama, film and concert venue, right in the town center, offering a wonderful historic space as well as a full program of varied arts entertainments. More...


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On the lawn at the Music Shed, Tanglewood, Lenox MA

Good seats on the lawn in front of the
Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox MA.

 

 

 

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