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The Spotlight Series features some of the world's greatest thinkers and luminaries, who dive into the big ideas of our time through dynamic presentations that investigate a diverse array of subjects and perspectives. Each talk illuminates the enduring vitality of music and uniquely contextualizes the themes of our concert repertoire. Supported by Marillyn Tufte Zacharis
  • Spotlight Series with Joy Harjo

    A journey celebrating creativity through acknowledgement of the ancestors of poetry and music in the story field of the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.

    The Spotlight Series is supported by Marillyn Tufte Zacharis


    Ozawa Hall doors open at 4pm

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    Sat Jul 30, 2022 - 5:00pm

    Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA

  • Tony Kushner sitting with his hand on his face

    Spotlight Series with Tony Kushner and Jesse Green

    Join Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner for a conversation with memoirist, author, and Chief Theater Critic of The New York Times, Jesse Green, on the arts' power to illuminate diverse perspectives. Best known for his contributions to the stage and screen, with works including Angels in America, Caroline, or Change, and the screenplays for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln and recent remake of West Side Story, Kushner will explore the role that music and words play in civil society.

    The Spotlight Series is supported by Marillyn Tufte Zacharis


    Ozawa Hall doors open at 4:30pm

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    Sat Aug 20, 2022 - 5:00pm

    Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA