[The Bard College Community Orchestra] Photo by Claire McAdams
Photo by Claire McAdams

The Bard College Community Orchestra

To mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the Bard College Community Orchestra—under the direction of Zachary Schwartzman and Erica Kiesewetter—will perform his iconic Fifth Symphony.

Also performing will be the winners of this year’s Music Program-sponsored Concerto Competition:

Grieg Piano Concerto, 1st movement
      Gigi Hsueh, piano
Bruch "Kol Nidrei"
      Maeve McKaig, violin
Verdi "Sul fil d'un soffio etesio" 
      Isabella Argondizza, soprano
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1, 1st movement
      Grace Molinaro, cello

and Alex Parke, clarinet, "Klezmer Dance"