Marni Nixon’s beautiful soprano has been captured on numerous films where she was a “ghost” voice filling in for name stars, but Nixon also graced opera and concert stages during a long career spent both in the spotlight and the shadows.
With Ravel, Saint-Saens and Prokofiev on the program and the BSO back in the Berkshires, it was a perfect evening, despite the rain.
Dan Zanes’ Lead Belly Project is a ticketed event in MASS MoCA’s Courtyard C (or inside our Hunter Center, if it rains) on Saturday, July 18, at 2pm. Go early for a celebration of Here Comes the Sun, which is free to the public, opening in Kidspace at 11am.
If you’ve ever wanted to see Hillary Clinton belt a show tune, Donald Trump sing a rock song, or New Jersey Governor Chris Christie perform a classical ballet, Cranwell is the place to be this summer.
With musical roots spanning the globe, the Jeremy Kittel Band has the drive of Celtic fiddling, spontaneity of jazz, soul of the blues, and intricacies of chamber music. The young Kittel is already the master of these styles, and more. He appears July 2 in Chatham as PS21.
David Lutken and his banjo-stringing, harmonica-playing Seat of The Pants Band will help Barrington Stage celebrate the 4th at Mr. Finn’s Cabaret.
Planning a stop at Mass MoCA, the lively and delightfully exuberant Ghost Train Orchestra draws from the musical greats of the ’20s, such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.