This spring, Fisher Center at Bard presents an extraordinary series of music, dance, art, and theater programs. All offerings will be available on UPSTREAMING, the Fisher Center’s virtual stage.
The Orchestra Now and Bard College Conservatory of Music
BELATED BEETHOVEN BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONMay 1 & 8
The Orchestra Now and the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra present two concerts dedicated to one of the greatest composers of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven, after the pandemic shut down many of the celebrations planned for the 250th anniversary of his birth.
*****Drop Everything*****April 22 & 23
A dynamic evening of choreography by the extraordinary faculty of the Bard College Dance Program, performed by students and faculty.
A CELEBRATION OF AILEEN PASSLOFF (1931-2020)April 24
For over 40 years, Aileen Passloff was the L. May Hawver and Wallace Benjamin Flint Professor of Dance at Bard, in addition to her numerous contributions to the field of dance. In celebration of Aileen Passloff’s life and work, her former students (who became life-long collaborators) Arthur Aviles '87, Charlotte Hendrickson '07, and EmmaGrace Skove-Epes '08 will give tribute performances during this live-streamed event.
RecoveryApril 29 & 30
Choreographed and performed by seniors in the Bard College Dance program, this concert of Senior Projects represents the culmination of four years of intensive choreographic inquiry.
Theater & Performance Program
The Future is PresentThe Future Is Present is a process and a practice, it’s a model for building community in a very small and incredibly powerful way. Led by artists Charlotte Brathwaite, Justin Hicks, Janani Balasubramanian, Sunder Ganglani, June Cross, and Alyssa Simmons, the project built a small community of Black and Indigenous young people and small community of young artists from Bard College to spend seven weeks cultivating intimacy and discourse.