Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Melissa Etheridge at Tanglewood

January 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

Come to Lenox in the Berkshires for these concerts. Tickets go on sale January 22. Melissa Etheridge Live Friday, June 21, 7:00pm, Shed Melissa Etheridge has been a core Island Records artist since the release of her critically acclaimed eponymous RIAA double-platinum debut album. For several years, Etheridge’s popularity built around such memorable songs as […]

Jackson Browne and Esperanza Spalding at Tanglewood This Summer

January 8th, 2013 by philhalpern

2013 Popular Artists Added to the Tanglewood Season! Advanced Tickets go on sale January 8!  Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox inn, is less than a mile away. American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne with special guest Sara Watkins returns to Tanglewood for the first time in 15 years, on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 7 p.m. to […]

Tanglewood 2013 — See the Schedule Now

December 8th, 2012 by philhalpern

Even though it’s December holiday season, here in Lenox, MA we’re looking forward to the summer of 2013.  The BSO’s Tanglewood schedule has been announced!  Link to it from the homepage of Brook Farm Inn www.brookfarm.com.

Ebene String Quartet at Tanglewood

August 20th, 2012 by philhalpern

Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood in the Berkshires was the scene last week of an incredible chamber concert, performed by Ebene String Quartet.  These four young French musicians have been described as “a string quartet that can easily morph into a jazz band.”  That’s exactly what they did, with Mozart and Tchaikovsky on the first half of the program, […]


May 19th, 2012 by philhalpern

        Wynton Marsalis Quartet with Christian McBride Trio Monday, August 20 8pm, Seiji Ozawa Hall  Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his quartet join the Christian McBride Trio for a spectacular evening of Jazz in the intimate setting of Ozawa Hall.   Evanescence with Chevelle Saturday, September 1 7pm, Koussevitzky Music Shed […]

“How Does Bach Do It?” A Special Concert in the Berkshires

April 11th, 2012 by philhalpern

  On Saturday, April 28, guests of Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA can attend a special musical event.  Jeremy Yudkin, BU Professor, will talk about two of Bach’s most wonderful works — The Orchestral Suite No. 3 and the “Wedding” Cantata — and what makes them such superb examples of Bach’s styles.  In this special interactive lecture, you’ll […]

Close Encounters With Music, March 24th!

February 26th, 2012 by philhalpern

In the Berkshires we’re glad to have concerts all year long.  Here’s one coming up soon, that we at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox don’t want to miss.   Close Encounters With Music presents    Grand Piano Quartets Saturday, March 24 at 6 PM The MAHAIWE Performing Arts Center   Explore the complex relationships between […]

Berkshires Concert for New Year’s Eve

December 28th, 2011 by philhalpern

For New Year’s Eve in the Berkshires, there’s still limited  availability at Brook Farm Inn and at this concert.If you have already made your reservations, congrats!  You’ve beaten the crowd at the door.There are still seats left at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center at this writing but tickets are selling fast!  Reserve your tickets now […]

Come to the the 32nd Annual Apple Squeeze in Lenox MA.

September 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

  For the 32nd annual Apple Squeeze, the Lenox Chamber of Commerce is pulling out all the stops for its extravaganza Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5. The annual street fair is a celebration that marks the beginning of the apple harvest and the beginning of the fall foliage season.  Local crafters set up […]

Move Over Victor Borge, It’s “Ludwig Live!”

July 1st, 2011 by philhalpern

Ludwig Live! We attended this show,  in Lenox, MA, on Monday.  Today is Friday and we’re still laughing.  It was written just for the Berkshires audience, and at Brook Farm Inn, the guests who’ve seen it have loved it. Holding court at the grand piano once played by Leonard Bernstein (who did stay at Seven […]