Nightlife Highlights: Music That Shook the World | Music | Hudson Valley | Chronogram Magazine

June 11. Subtitled "Earthquakes for the Ears: Musical Ground Settles into Modernism," this concert at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is curated by the sage Close Encounters with Music organization. It focuses on the radical innovations of early 20th-century classical music and includes pivotal works by Debussy, Messiaen, Stravinsky, Schoenfield, and Antheil (a segment of Ballet Mécanique, the 1924 film scored by Antheil, will be shown) and adds Modernism influence Beethoven. Performing are pianist Michael Chertock, violinist Yehonatan Berick, cellist Yehuda Hanani, and comedienne Alison Larkin, who will read passages from Stravinsky's and Antheil's memoirs. (The Joshua Redman Quartet jams June 26.) 6pm. $30, $50. Great Barrington. (413) 528-0100;

Peter Aaron

Peter Aaron is the arts editor for Chronogram.
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