The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts Presents Conservatory Weekends
Program includes works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Bartók
Eleanor DavisANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts presents the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra in concert at the Sosnoff Theater on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. Music director Leon Botstein will lead the orchestra in a performance of a selection of classic pieces, including Ludwig van Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 2, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony 5 in D minor, op. 47, and Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.
All proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Bard College Conservatory of Music. Suggested donations for all Conservatory Weekends concerts are $20 (orchestra seating) and $15 (parterre/first balcony). For ticket information contact the Fisher Center box office at fishercenter.bard.edu or call 845-758-7900.
Conservatory Weekends continues on Sunday, December 4 at 3 p.m. with Gerard Schwarz, guest conductor, and music director of the All-Star Orchestra and conductor laureate of the Seattle Symphony, leading the Conservatory Orchestra in a performance of compelling, thought-provoking works, including Aurora, Matthew Woodard ’17; Symphony No. 2 (“Romantic”) Op. 30, Howard Hanson; and Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43, Jean Sibelius.
For additional information about The Bard College Conservatory of Music please go to the website at bard.edu/conservatory/.
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts presents the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra in concert at the Sosnoff Theater on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. For ticket information contact the Fisher Center box office at fishercenter.bard.edu or call 845-758-7900.
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
Named for the late Richard B. Fisher, former chair of Bard’s Board of Trustees, the Fisher Center has become an influential force in performing arts programming, earning critical acclaim for innovative productions of opera, orchestral, chamber, dance, and theater programs. The Center was designed by legendary architect Frank Gehry and distinguished acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota, and has received international praise for its breathtaking architecture and superb sound.
Each summer the Fisher Center presents the Bard SummerScape festival, seven weeks of performing arts programs reflecting the life and times of the featured composer of the esteemed Bard Music Festival, now celebrating its 27th year. Fall and spring seasons include original productions, special one-night-only concerts, and touring artists from around the globe.
The Fisher Center is home to the Bard College Theater & Performance and Dance Programs, providing students access to exceptional theater facilities and opportunities to work with professional directors and dramaturges on publicly attended productions throughout the year. The Bard College Conservatory of Music and Bard College Music Program stage regular orchestral and chamber concerts.
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This event was last updated on 10-20-2016