The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

Events Listings

Spring Events Student Performances

[The Skin of Our Teeth] Thornton Wilder, photo by Carl Van Vechten
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:30 pm The Skin of Our Teeth Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, April 7, 2017, 7:30 pm The Skin of Our Teeth Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 2:00 pm The Skin of Our Teeth Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:30 pm The Skin of Our Teeth Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:00 pm The Skin of Our Teeth Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

The Orchestra Now Concert

[The Dream of Gerontius] Artwork by Khoa Doan
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:00 pm The Dream of Gerontius Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 2:00 pm The Dream of Gerontius Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Spring Events Concert

[French Connection:Whisper of a Shadow: An Homage to Louis Moreau Gottschalk] Evan Christopher, photo by Hinrich Wulff
Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:30 pm French Connection:
Whisper of a Shadow: An Homage to Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

Spring Events Conversation

[Neil Gaiman and American Gods] Neil Gaiman, photo by Kyle Cassidy
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 7:30 pm Neil Gaiman and American Gods Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Spring Events Dance

[Faculty Dance] Photo by Doug Baz
Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:30 pm Faculty Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm Faculty Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7:30 pm Faculty Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4:00 pm Faculty Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin] The Orchestra Now violinists Grace Choi, Adina Mu-Ying Tsai, and Shushi Hori, photo by Matt Dine
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:00 pm Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:00 pm Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Live Arts Bard Performance

[WE'RE WATCHING] Photo by John Lucas
Thursday, April 27, 2017 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 WE'RE WATCHING Fisher Center Buy Tickets

Bard Music Festival Gala

[Special EventBard Music Festival Gala Dinner ] Chopin’s Polonaise (Ball in Hotel Lambert in Paris), 1859 by Teofil Kwiatkowski. Culture images/Lebrecht
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:00 pm Special Event
Bard Music Festival Gala Dinner
 
New York City Buy Tickets

Spring Events Bard Conservatory

[Conservatory Orchestra] Josef Suk, photo via Wikimedia/Creative Commons
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 3:00 pm Conservatory Orchestra Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Bard Dance Program Student Performances

[Senior Dance] Student Dance, photo by Doug Baz
Friday, May 12, 2017, 7:30 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:30 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 4:00 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

Spring Events Concert

[Celebrating 100 Years of Jazz] Chris Washburne, photo by Eberhardt Smith
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 8:00 pm Celebrating 100 Years of Jazz Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Orchestra Concert

[The Bard College Community Orchestra] Zac Schwartzman conducts the Massapequa Philharmonic
Monday, May 15, 2017, 8:00 pm The Bard College Community Orchestra Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Luisi Conducts Beethoven and Brahms] Photo by Barbara Luisi
Sunday, May 28, 2017, 1:00 pm Luisi Conducts Beethoven and Brahms Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle Concert

[The Juilliard String Quartet] Courtesy of the artists
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8:00 pm The Juilliard String Quartet Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 8:00 pm The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 8:00 pm Calidore String Quartet Olin Hall Buy Tickets

Rental Concert

[¡Salsa! New Swing Sextet Perform for La Voz]
Sunday, June 25, 2017, 4:00 pm ¡Salsa! New Swing Sextet Perform for La Voz Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets

Bard SummerScape Dance

[New York City Ballet MOVES] New York City Ballet, photo by Paul Kolnick
Friday, June 30, 2017, 7:30 pm New York City Ballet MOVES Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 pm New York City Ballet MOVES Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 7:30 pm New York City Ballet MOVES Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 2:00 pm New York City Ballet MOVES Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Bard SummerScape Theater

[A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE)] Image courtesy of The Wooster Group
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, July 14, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:00 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2:00 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, July 21, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 22, 2017, 7:30 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 23, 2017, 2:00 pm A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE) Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

Bard SummerScape Opera

[Dimitrij] Marina and Dimitrij, Todd Norwood
Friday, July 28, 2017, 7:30 pm Dimitrij Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 30, 2017, 2:00 pm Dimitrij Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 2:00 pm Dimitrij Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:30 pm Dimitrij Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 2:00 pm Dimitrij Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Bard Music Festival Concerts and Panels

[Program OneThe Genius of Chopin] Rynek Starego Miasta; Wikimedia Commons
Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:00 pm Program One
The Genius of Chopin
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel One
Chopin: Real and Imagined
Olin Hall  
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 1:30 pm Program Two
Chopin and Warsaw
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8:00 pm Program Three
From the Opera House to the Concert Hall
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 10:00 am Program Four
The Piano in the 19th Century
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 1:30 pm Program Five
Jews in the Musical Culture of Europe
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 5:00 pm Program Six
Virtuosity!
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, August 18, 2017, 8:00 pm Program Seven
Chopin and the Piano
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel Two
The Piano in Society, Culture, and Politics
Olin Hall  
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 1:30 pm Program Eight
Chopin and the Salon
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 pm Program Nine
The Polish National Opera: Halka
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 10:00 am Program Ten
From the Sacred to the Revolutionary: Choral Works from Poland and France
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 1:30 pm Program Eleven
Chopin’s Influence
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 4:30 pm Program Twelve
Shared Passions, Different Paths
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Spiegeltent Special Event

[The Porch: Where Great Stories Are Told ] Courtesy of the artist.
Friday, June 30, 2017, 8:00 pm The Porch: Where Great Stories Are Told
 
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Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8:30 pm Spirit Family Reunion Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Summertime Swing
with Professor Cunningham and His Old School
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Summertime Swing 
with Eight to the Bar
 
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm John Cage’s Musicircus Fisher Center, Spiegeltent  

Spiegeltent Cabaret

[John Waters: This Filthy World ] Greg Gorman
Friday, July 7, 2017, 6:00 pm John Waters: This Filthy World
 
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Friday, July 7, 2017, 8:30 pm John Waters: This Filthy World
 
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Saturday, July 8, 2017, 6:00 pm Sandra Bernhard: Sandra Monica Blvd. Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 8:30 pm Sandra Bernhard: Sandra Monica Blvd. Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:30 pm Meow Meow
 
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Friday, July 28, 2017, 8:30 pm Suzan-Lori Parks’ Sula and the Noise Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Friday, August 4, 2017, 8:30 pm MX Bond's House of Whimsy Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 8:30 pm MX Bond's House of Whimsy Buy Tickets
Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:30 pm Joan Osborne Sings The Songs of Bob Dylan Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8:30 pm BACK TO (ab)NORMAL: An Evening with Rebecca Havemeyer, Dane Terry, & CHRISTEENE
 
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Bard SummerScape Film Series

[Chopin and the Image of Romanticism] Ingmar Bergman and Ingrid Thulin, 1963; Swedish Film Industry press photo, photographer unknown
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 30, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 3, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 10, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:00 pm Chopin and the Image of Romanticism Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets

Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert

[Wynton Marsalis Octet ] Photo by Frank Stewart
Saturday, July 22, 2017, 7:00 pm Wynton Marsalis Octet
 
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 23, 2017, 2:00 pm Wynton Marsalis Octet
 
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 29, 2017, 7:00 pm Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 30, 2017, 1:00 pm Summer Jazz Academy Big Band Finale Olin Hall Buy Tickets

Fisher Center Community Events

 
Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:30 pm Red Hook High School Concert Choir and Symphonic Band Concert Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
Thursday, June 1, 2017, 7:30 pm Linden Avenue Middle School Sixth and Seventh Grade Chorus and Band Concert Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:30 pm Linden Avenue Middle School Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus and Band Concert Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:30 pm Red Hook District Jazz Festival Olin Hall