The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

Events Listings

Bard SummerScape Opera

[Iris] Talise Trevigne as Iris; photo: Todd Norwood.
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 2:00 pm Iris Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 2:00 pm Iris Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Friday, July 29, 2016, 7:30 pm Iris Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 31, 2016, 2:00 pm Iris Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Bard Music Festival Concerts and Panels

[Program OneOpera, Politics, and the Italian]
Friday, August 5, 2016, 7:30 pm Program One
Opera, Politics, and the Italian
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel One
Puccini: The Man and the Reputation
Olin Hall  
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 1:30 pm Program Two
Sons of Bach, Sons of Palestrina
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 8:00 pm Program Three
The Symphonic and the Operatic
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 7, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel Two
Defining the Italian: The Role of Music
Olin Hall  
Sunday, August 7, 2016, 1:00 pm Program Four
The Search for a Successor: Opera after Verdi
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 7, 2016, 4:30 pm Program Five
Realism and Fantasy: New Directions in Opera
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 8:00 pm Contemporaneous: Spaghetti Western Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Friday, August 12, 2016, 8:00 pm Program Six
Futurism, Popular Culture, and Technology
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Panel Three
Artists, Intellectuals, and Mussolini
Olin Hall  
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 1:30 pm Program Seven
Reinventing the Past
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 8:00 pm Program Eight
Music and Fascism in Italy
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 14, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Program Nine
Italian Choral Music since Palestrina
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 14, 2016, 1:30 pm Program Ten
After Puccini
Olin Hall Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 14, 2016, 4:30 pm Program Eleven
The Turandot Project
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Spiegeltent Cabaret

[Mx. Bond's House of Whimsy] Photo by Amos Mac
Friday, July 29, 2016, 8:30 pm Mx. Bond's House of Whimsy Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Saturday, July 30, 2016, 8:30 pm Mx. Bond's House of Whimsy Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Friday, August 5, 2016, 8:30 pm Mary Testa and Michael Starobin
Have Faith
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 8:30 pm Rufus Wainwright
A Benefit Concert for the Bard Spiegeltent
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Friday, August 12, 2016, 8:30 pm Stew & Heidi Rodewald
Notes of a Native Song
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 8:30 pm Mx. Justin Vivian Bond
Angels We Have Heard When High
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets

Spiegeltent Thursday Night Live

[The Joy of SaxPeter and Will Anderson Quintet] Photo by Lynn Redmile
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 8:00 pm The Joy of Sax
Peter and Will Anderson Quintet
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 8:00 pm Ragtime and the Birth of Jazz
Chris Washburne's Ragtime Band
Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets

Spiegeltent After Hours

 
Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:00 pm DJ Tikka Masala Fisher Center, Spiegeltent  
Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00 pm DJ Tikka Masala Fisher Center, Spiegeltent  
Friday, August 12, 2016, 10:00 pm DJ Sammy Jo Fisher Center, Spiegeltent  
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00 pm DJ Sammy Jo Fisher Center, Spiegeltent  

Bard SummerScape Film Series

[Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema] Still from Luchino Visconti's Senso
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, July 31, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 7, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets
Sunday, August 14, 2016, 7:00 pm Film Series: Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center Buy Tickets

Fall Events Dance

[Trisha Brown Dance Company] Photo by Julieta Cervantes
Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:30 pm Trisha Brown Dance Company Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  

Bard Conservatory Concert

[An Afternoon with Jeremy Denk] Photo by Michael Wilson
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 3:00 pm An Afternoon with Jeremy Denk Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Fall Events Concert

[Pauline Oliveros and the International Contemporary Ensemble] Photo by Pieter Kers.
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 7:30 pm Pauline Oliveros and the International Contemporary Ensemble Fisher Center, LUMA Theater Buy Tickets

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Concert One: Copland and Bruckner] Photo by David DeNee
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8:00 pm Concert One: Copland and Bruckner Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2:00 pm Concert One: Copland and Bruckner Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Live Arts Bard Performance

[Storyhorse Documentary TheaterGood Dirt] Photo by Bess Greenberg
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00 pm Storyhorse Documentary Theater
Good Dirt
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Fall Events Reading

[An Evening with David Sedaris] Illustration by Randy Glass.
Friday, October 7, 2016, 8:00 pm An Evening with David Sedaris Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater Buy Tickets

Fall Events Concert

[Two Americas: Songs of Protest and Reconciliation] Photo by Jennifer Taylor
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 8:00 pm Two Americas: Songs of Protest and Reconciliation Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Live Arts Bard Dance

[Beth GillCatacomb] Photo by Brian Rogers
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:30 pm Beth Gill
Catacomb
Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Friday, October 14, 2016, 7:30 pm Beth Gill
Catacomb
Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 7:30 pm Beth Gill
Catacomb
Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  

Fall Events Reading

[An Afternoon with Alan Cumming]
Sunday, October 16, 2016, 3:00 pm An Afternoon with Alan Cumming Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Fall Events Student Performances

[Fall Dance Concert] Photo by Doug Baz
Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:30 pm Fall Dance Concert Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 2:00 pm Fall Dance Concert Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 7:30 pm Fall Dance Concert Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 4:00 pm Fall Dance Concert Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Concert Two: English Composers] Photo by Matt Dine
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00 pm Concert Two: English Composers Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00 pm Concert Two: English Composers Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Bard Conservatory Concert

[Conservatory Weekends] Ludwig von Beethoven, portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:00 pm Conservatory Weekends Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Bard Theater and Performance Program Theater

[These Young Men and Women] Jack Ferver, still from a video by Marin Media Lab.
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:30 pm These Young Men and Women Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Friday, November 18, 2016, 7:30 pm These Young Men and Women Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 2:00 pm These Young Men and Women Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 7:30 pm These Young Men and Women Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Sunday, November 20, 2016, 4:00 pm These Young Men and Women Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Concert Three: Maestro Jindong Cai] Photo by Jito Lee
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 8:00 pm Concert Three: Maestro Jindong Cai Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, November 20, 2016, 2:00 pm Concert Three: Maestro Jindong Cai Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Bard Conservatory Concert

[Conservatory Weekends] Photo by Ben VanHouten
Sunday, December 4, 2016, 3:00 pm Conservatory Weekends Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Fall Events Student Performances

[Senior Dance] Photo by Clayton Horsey
Friday, December 9, 2016, 7:30 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 2:00 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 7:30 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 4:00 pm Senior Dance Fisher Center, LUMA Theater  

Bard Conservatory Concert

[Winter Songfest] Portrait of Joseph Haydn by Thomas Hardy
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 3:00 pm Winter Songfest Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Fall Events Concert

[The Hot Sardines] Photo by LeeAnn Mueller
Friday, December 23, 2016, 8:00 pm The Hot Sardines Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

The Orchestra Now Concert

[Concert Four: Federico Cortese Conducts Debussy] Photo by Matt DIne
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 8:00 pm Concert Four: Federico Cortese Conducts Debussy Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 pm Concert Four: Federico Cortese Conducts Debussy Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8:00 pm Leonard Bernstein's Candide Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, February 26, 2017, 2:00 pm Leonard Bernstein's Candide Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:00 pm Concert Five: Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:00 pm Concert Five: Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Sunday, May 28, 2017, 1:00 pm Luisi Conducts Beethoven & Brahms Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  

Fisher Center Community Events

[¡Baile! Soñando con La Voz]
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 6:00 pm ¡Baile! Soñando con La Voz Fisher Center, Spiegeltent Buy Tickets