The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College Presents Winter Songfest
Family Friendly Matinee Concert in the Sosnoff Theater
Eleanor DavisANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— The Bard College Conservatory of Music and the Bard College Music Program present Winter Songfest, a holiday-themed program featuring the Bard College Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Singers, with musicians from the Bard Conservatory Orchestra and Graduate Vocal Arts Program. Conducted by James Bagwell, the concert includes early and modern carols, “Winter” from Joseph Haydn’s The Seasons, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. The family-friendly program will be performed on Sunday, December 11 at 3 p.m. in the Sosnoff Theater. Tickets: $15–20, suggested donation; free to the Bard community. Additional information is available at fishercenter.bard.edu. Tickets can be ordered online at fishercenter.bard.edu or by calling the box office at 845-758-7900.
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
Named for the late Richard B. Fisher, the 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 28th 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 12-05-2016