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Fisher Center, Bard College Conservatory of Music

An Opera Triple Bill

February 26, 2010

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$20, 30, *75

"In my experience, new opera can provide a wide canvas and a wealth of opportunity for the meeting of musical minds."
— Dawn Upshaw, artistic director, Graduate Vocal Arts Program

The Bard Conservatory's Graduate Vocal Arts Program has commissioned two new one-act operas, along with a production of Ravel's L'Enfant et les sortilèges, to be performed by its students as a benefit for the Scholarship Fund.

James Bagwell, Conductor
Daniel Ragazzi, Director

Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera
World premiere of a new comic opera
by David Little, with libretto by Royce Vavrek

Song from the Uproar
by Missy Mazzoli
World premiere of a new dramatic exploration
of the journals of Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904)

L'Enfant et les sortilèges
by Maurice Ravel, with a libretto by Colette
A charming one-act opera from 1925

* $75 tickets include priority seating and an invitation to an opening night post-performance champagne reception with the artists.

(Image: Sketch of costume for La Tasse Chinoise from Maurice Ravel's L'Enfant et les sortilèges, by Melissa Schlachtmeyer, costume designer)