A Tribute to Piazzolla
Dawn Upshaw, one of the worldâ€™s great sopranos, will appear at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m., accompanied by pianist Gilbert Kalish. Also, longtime festival residents, the Tokyo String Quartet, will play Haydn, Berg, and the first of Beethovenâ€™s middle-period Razumovsky quartets on Friday, Aug. 7, also at 8 p.m. 860-542-3000 or ww.norfolkmusic.org
At Music Mountain this weekend thereâ€™s a tribute to the great Argentine re-inventor of tango, Astor Piazzolla, with concerts by Cuarteto Latinoamericano and Bandoneon master Daniel Binelli, both Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.musicmountain.org, at the door, or call 860-824-7126.
An exciting summer music festival is scheduled for the Berkshires from July 31 to August 2 as the Bella Terra Music Festival presents live music, art and culture for three days in Great Barrington, MA. The event will feature two stages of live bands and DJs, puppet shows, live painting, art installations, shadow dancing, poetry readings, and much more. Itâ€™s all a benefit for Berkshire Arts Scholarships (BARTS), a scholarship program administered by the Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington. Visit www.bellaterrafestival.com/ for more information