Fisher Center and Bard College Conservatory of Music Present
An Opera Triple Bill$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)