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July 28, 2017|7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Robert Shaw the Film

Duffin Auditorium, Lenox High School

197 East St., Lenox, Massachusetts

Lenox, MA-  The Cantilena Chamber Choir will present a a screening of Robert Shaw, Man of Many Voices on Friday, July 28th at 7:00pm at the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School Duffin theater. Admission is $15. LMMHS is located at 197 East St. in Lenox, 5 minutes from Tanglewood.

Grammys. Lots of them. Civil Rights. Bach and Mozart. The Fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite very little formal musical training, Robert Shaw had an impact on more than just the world of music. As a symphonic conductor and the creator of exceptional choral values, his music towers as the gold standard today.
His legacy however reaches far beyond the awards, album sales and even the musical history he made. The transcendence of his music reaches into the souls of who we are today.

Robert Shaw - Man of Many Voices s more than a great story. It is a chronological examination of his remarkable life and meteoric rise to national fame. And, it seeks to answer the many questions surrounding his success. Interspersed with archival film and peer interviews, the film explores Shaw’s beginnings in a small California town through the challenges and triumphs of his serendipitous and improbable career.

How did Robert Shaw repeatedly mold groups of unpaid amateurs into one inspired and beautiful voice? Why did legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini declare Shaw “the maestro I have been looking for?” How was Shaw able to create a world renowned, Grammy-winning orchestra and chorus in the heart of the “backward” South and alter civil rights history in the process?

The film looks deep into the more difficult aspects of Shaw’s life. The lifelong sense of insecurity. The maddening work ethic. The price paid in his personal life. A tremendous risk taker, Shaw took on more than one person could bear, leading to exhaustion and, at times, a lack of discretion. But again and again, he rises to the occasion and beyond it to take music to levels no one else had ever achieved.

Even his harshest critics could not deny 16 Grammy Awards, nor his “Gold Album” – the first classical album in history to sell more than one million copies.

For further information please visit www.cantilenachoir.org or www.robertshawthefilm.com

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