It was a fun-filled opening night at the Boston Pops last night and our multi-media report captures both conductor and singer in rare form.
The annual event is being held in The Garage space in the lobby of the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield.
Prior to the concert, Smithsonian Magazine feature writer and national music critic Geoffrey Himes will give an in-depth pre-concert talk about Rosanne Cash’s new album. Details inside.
There will be special appearances by The Skivvies, Darrel Hammond, Lewis Black Benjamin Scheuer’s The Lion, and the Baby Wants Candy improv troupe plus “Song for a New Generation,” free theatre at Poker Flats.
The celebrated pop star is also an opera composer, and the depth of musical knowledge Rufus Wainwright has accumulated has brought him fame from many sectors of the musical world.
David Finckel, Cello and Wu Han, Piano open Music Mountain’s 2015 season, which has planned a full slate of chamber music for its 86th Season, along with lighter offerings such as Gilbert & Sullivan and the New Eagle Jazz Band, plus evenings of Folk, Jive, dinner and dancing.
The 2015 Headliners include Randy Graff, Alysha Umphress, Elizabeth Stanley, Niko Tsakalakos, Joe Iconis, William Finn, Deborah Abramson and many others.