Bard Music Festival Presents
Program Nine: The Classical, the National, and the Exotic7 pm Preconcert Talk: Michael Beckerman
8 pm Performance: Members of the Bard Festival Chorale, James Bagwell, choral director;
American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein, music director
Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813–69)
Alexander Borodin (1833–87)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (1880)
Anatoly Lyadov (1855–1914)
Eight Russian Folk Songs, Op. 58 (1905)
Humorous Song: “I Danced with a Mosquito”
Legend of the Birds
Round Dance Song
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)
The Snow Maiden Suite (1895)
Dance of the Birds
Dance of the Tumblers
From Homer, Op. 60 (1901)
Serena Benedetti, soprano
Rebecca Ringle Kamarei, mezzo-soprano
Katherine Pracht, mezzo-soprano
Scheherazade, Op. 35 (1888)
The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
The Story of the Kalender Prince
The Young Prince and the Young Princess
Festival at Baghdad. The Sea. The Ship Breaks against a Cliff Surmounted by a Bronze Horseman
Eric Wyrick, violin solo
Estimated run time: 42 minutes (first half); 56 minutes (second half).
Dine with us and save!
Out-of-Town Package—includes mainstage ticket, roundtrip bus from New York City, and three-course meal in the Spiegeltent. Purchase and save up to 25%.
Night Out Package—includes mainstage ticket and three-course meal in the Spiegeltent. Purchase and save up to 15%.
Available for select performances. Ticketing fees apply, gratuity and beverages not included.
Visiting us from the New York Metro Area?
Our luxury coach brings you round-trip from NYC's Upper West Side to the Fisher Center for just $40.
Purchase options available at checkout.