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Yo-Yo Ma is a key player during Tanglewood’s 75th anniversary season; Rural Intelligence editor Bess Hochstein chose this occasion to pose the Rural Intelligence 20 Questions, plus a few extra, to him. 6. When your busy schedule allows, what other local performance venues do you attend? Theater, Ventfort Hall, Jacob’s Pillow,Bidwell House lectures.
On to Lenox, Mass., where the 28,000 square foot Ventfort Hall boasts sprits touching people, doors opening, a female face descending a staircase and a whispering female voice. The home once belonged to George and Sarah Morgan, and the employees want to know which of them is haunting the home. The third floor where doors [...]
by John Foreman About 20 years ago, during a very fluid period in my career, a girl I knew suggested we rent a mansion together in Stockbridge, Mass. Either a single or a double homicide — depending on whether or which of us escaped — would surely have ensued, so it was a lucky thing [...]
By MARK VANHOENACKER Wandering Ventfort’s fabulous rooms, it’s hard to imagine how close it came to demolition. The site’s rescue was assured only in 1997, as ice encroached on the parlor and the dismemberment of its interior architecture was already under way. Today, telltale blond highlights scattered throughout the original woodwork, darkened by age, testify [...]
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My wife and I and my daughter and sister-in-law had the great pleasure of attending the concert on Aug. 15 at Ventfort Hall given by Keisuke Wakeo, the assistant principal oboist of the BSO, and Edmond Arkus, his long-time pianist colleague. The concert featured the second pubic performance of John Williams’ new “Concerto for Oboe” [...]
Andrea Smith did not get to sleep in the same bed as JFK in Lenox, New England, but she did get to experience an era fondly recalled by the president By Andrea Smith ENVY can strike in the weirdest of ways. While visiting the small New England town of Lenox recently, I wanted to be [...]
Ventfort Hall is an imposing Jacobean Revival-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J. P. Morgan. Designed by the architects Rotch & Tilden, it is located in Lenox, Massachusetts. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and declared an official project of “Save America’s Treasures,” a Millennium program of Hillary [...]
LENOX — Two time periods collided Saturday when Gilded Age museum Ventfort Hall hosted a Medieval Faire. It was a beautiful autumn day for a fair with blue skies, colorful trees, a slight breeze, and the bright sun glinting off the swords and shields swaying in faux battle. The men and women circulating through the [...]