The Berkshires

Aston Magna Festival
Baroque to early romantic music on period instruments. (413) 528.3595 / (800) 875.7156. Great Barrington.

Berkshire Bach Society
Professional choral and instrumental concerts, exploring Bach?s vast legacy, of Baroque music presented year round. (413) 528.9277. Great Barrington.

Berkshire Choral Festival
Choral masterpieces performed in summer on grounds of Berkshire School. (413) 229.8526. Undermountain Rd., Sheffield.

The Berkshire Concert Choir/Stockbridge Singers
Enjoy classical and modern choral music performed by local singers. (413) 442.6120.


Close Encounters With Music
Fall, winter and spring series presenting world-class musicians and chamber music programs in a thematic context. (800) 843.0778. Lenox, Stockbridge, and Great Barrington.

*The Colonial Theatre
From Broadway to bluegrass, comedy to country, the Colonial is the Berkshire’s newest center for entertainment and arts year round. Ticket Office (413) 997.4444. 111 South St., Pittsfield.

The Guthrie Center
Founded by Arlo Guthrie in 1991, the center often features concerts in the church where Alice, of “Alice’s Restaurant” fame, lived. (413) 528.1955. 4 Van Deusenville Rd., Great Barrington.

The Mac-Haydn Theatre
Celebrate American theatre with classic and contemporary musicals staged May-Labor Day. Intimate 350-seat theatre-in-the-round. (518) 392.9292. 1925 Rte. 203, Chatham, NY.

Music & More in the Meeting House
Renowned musicians, writers, actors perform in a beautiful Berkshire setting. Chamber music, films, readings, art exhibits. Summer-fall. (413) 229.2785. Located near Great Barrington on Rte. 57, (New Marlborough’s Village Green).


South Mountain Concerts
Chamber Music Concerts: Sun. fall afternoons. (413) 442.2106 .US Rtes. 7 & 20 (2 miles south of Pittsfield center).

Classical, popular, and jazz concerts and opera productions June-Labor Day at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center. (413) 637.5165 – Summer/ (617) 266.1492 – Off Season/ (888) 266.1200. 297 West St., Rte. 183, Lenox.

Tannery Pond Concerts
Chamber music concerts in an intimate setting on the historic grounds of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, Rte. 20 and Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY. (413) 443.1696.