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The Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents "Conservatory Sundays: Chamber Music" in the Sosnoff Theater on April 3

Eleanor Davis
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard College Conservatory of Music presents the “Conservatory Sundays” concert series at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts on April 3 and May 1, and May 15 at 3 p.m. Performed by Conservatory students with faculty and special guests, all three concerts in the spring matinee series will be held in the acoustically superb Sosnoff Theater. Proceeds from the Conservatory Sundays series benefit the Scholarship Fund of The Bard College Conservatory of Music. Suggested donations are $20 (orchestra seating) and $15 (parterre/first balcony). The minimum donation for orchestra seating is $5. Seating location for tickets reserved without a donation will be assigned by the Box Office. For ticket information contact the Fisher Center box office at or call 845-758-7900.

 “Conservatory Sundays: Chamber Music” will be performed by students and faculty of the Conservatory of Music on Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m. Strauss’s Sonatina No. 1 for 16 wind instruments (“From the Workshop of an Invalid”) will be performed.

On Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m., the Conservatory Orchestra performs its third concert in the spring series, conducted by Leon Botstein. The program includes George Tsontakis’s Unforgettable for Two Violins and Orchestra, Joan Tower’s Rapids for Piano and Orchestra, and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

And finally, Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program Artistic Director and internationally-renowned soprano Dawn Upshaw joins the Graduate Vocal Arts Program students, the Collaborative Piano Fellows, and pianist Kayo Iwama, Head of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program for a concert on May 15 at 3 p.m.

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March 14, 2011


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