Bard Music Festival 2012
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Click here to purchase tickets to 2012 Fall Events.*
*Box office opens August 23 for Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra.
SummerScape offers round-trip transportation from Manhattan to Bard as well as shuttles to and from the Poughkeepsie train station. Click here for more information and to make a reservation.
SCHEDULE FOR BMF WEEKEND TWO:
Round-trip Bus from NYC
Friday, August 17
Sunday, August 19
Shuttles from Train Station
Sunday, August 19
by Camille Saint-Saëns
Jason Howard, Baritone (Henry VIII)Raised in the rich singing tradition of South Wales, Jason Howard is now recognized as one of the UK’s leading performers on the international operatic stage. Upon leaving his first career as a fireman, he took up studies at Trinity College of Music and the Royal College of Music with John Wakefield and Norman Bailey, respectively, and commenced his career at Scottish Opera, subsequently singing with all the major UK opera companies and orchestras. VIEW MORE/LESS
Ellie Dehn, Soprano (Catherine of Aragon)American soprano Ellie Dehn has appeared in many of the world’s leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper, San Francicso Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Rome, Santa Cecilia, Geneva, Bologna, Santa Cecilia, San Diego Opera, and the Houston Grand Opera.
Jennifer Holloway, Mezzo-Soprano (Anne Boleyn)Having earned international attention for her “vibrant mezzo-soprano and generous presence” (New York Magazine), American mezzo-soprano Jennifer Holloway will be seen in the 2012–13 season as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Pittsburgh Opera, Tebaldo in Don Carlo with the Metropolitan Opera, and Magnolia in Show Boat with Washington National Opera. VIEW MORE/LESS
John Tessier, Tenor (Don Gomez de Feria)Canadian tenor John Tessier has worked with many of the most notable conductors of our day, including Lorin Maazel, Leonard Slatkin, John Nelson, Franz Welser-Möst, Valery Gergiev, Emmanuel Haïm, Charles Dutoit, Donald Runnicles, Robert Spano, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and Bernard Labadie.