The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

  • October 24 and 25

    American Symphony Orchestra

    Performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor,
    featuring pianist Maryna Kysla ’15 and Schubert’s
    Symphony No. 9 in C Major (“Great”)

  • November 15

    The Red Violin
    Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin
    Cynthia Elise Tobey, piano

    Celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn performs with
    the legendary 1720 “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius.
    In 1990, Christie’s auctioned the Stradivarius, which is said
    to have inspired the 1999 Academy Award–winning film, The Red Violin

  • November 2

    Conservatory Sundays
    Conservatory Orchestra

    Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director 

    Program includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8; Max Reger’s 
    Four Tone Poems after Böcklin; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony
    No. 6 in B Minor “Pathétique.”

  • November 20–23
    Live Arts Bard

    The House Is Open

    A pop-up exhibition of installation and performance

    For four extraordinary days, the Fisher Center will be
    transformed into a temporary museum, hosting the work
    of major artists who are working at the fast-changing
    intersection of the performing and visual arts.

American Symphony Orchestra1 The Red Violin Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin Cynthia Elise Tobey, piano2 Conservatory Sundays Conservatory Orchestra3 The House Is Open 4


American Symphony Orchestra 2014–15 Series Subscription
$90 to all three concerts

Subscribe & Save

Create Your Own
Choose three of more fall events and save 25%


Dance Program
Moderation Concert

October 24–26


Become a Fisher Center member today and receive special benefits all year round.