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MEMORIES OF THE PILLOW, JULY 2012

TeroSaarinenDressRehearsal2012It was our second invitation to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, in tandem as before with the Tero Saarinen Dance Company of Helsinki. And Tero’s magnificent choreography to “Borrowed Light,”
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along with the transcendentally beautiful singing of Shaker songs by eight Boston Camerata soloists, had the audience on its feet, clapping and cheering, after every one of the six performances.

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We love the “vibe” of that place, its happy marriage of friendly summer conviviality in a beautiful environment with topnotch professional organization. And we thank the Camerata friends and supporters, including board members Sandi Bagley, David Griesinger, and David Levine, for making the trek out to the Berkshires to share the moment with the musicians and dancers. trobador foto The next “Borrowed Light” performances are currently in the planning stage — as is a documentary film! More on those developments later…