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Bard College Conservatory of Music and The Orchestra Now

The Dream of Gerontius


[The Dream of Gerontius] Artwork by Khoa Doan
Artwork by Khoa Doan
The Orchestra Now and musicians from the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra perform Elgar’s masterful choral work, conducted by Leon Botstein, in this special side-by-side concert. Elgar drew the lyrics for this choral work from John Henry Cardinal Newman’s poem that follows the soul of one pious man as he journeys from death to judgment to purgatory.
Learn about The Dream of Gerontius courtesy of the BBC and the Library of Birmingham.

Read a synopsis of Elgar’s masterful choral work at the BBC.

Ticket Information

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Tickets: $25–35; free for Bard students (call 845-758-7900 to reserve tickets)

This event occurred on:

Sat. April 8, 8 pm
Sun. April 9, 2 pm


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