[I was waiting for the echo of a better day] Pam Tanowitz and Jessie Montgomery by Jeremy Jacob
Pam Tanowitz and Jessie Montgomery by Jeremy Jacob

I was waiting for the echo of a better day

Pam Tanowitz and Jessie Montgomery

Choreography by Pam Tanowitz
Music by Jessie Montgomery and Big Dog Little Dog

A new commission from the Fisher Center’s Choreographer-in Residence Pam Tanowitz (SummerScape 2018’s Four Quartets) and the ASCAP Foundation’s Leonard Bernstein Award-winning composer Jessie Montgomery (whose work was featured in Bard Music Fesival's Out of the Silence series in 2020). Performed with live music, this large-scale dance is set against the spectacular backdrop of the Hudson River and the sun setting behind the Catskill Mountains. Utilizing the full breadth of Montgomery Place’s historic parkland, I was waiting for the echo of a better day beckons us back to gather on this land and pays tribute to what came before.
 
A companion film from visual artist and filmmaker Jeremy Jacob will be released in the Fisher Center’s fall 2021 UPSTREAMING season. 
 
Commissioning funds for I was waiting for the echo of a better day provided by Jay Franke and David Herro. 


WEATHER UPDATE

Due to anticipated rainfall and thunderstorms, brought to us by tropical storm Elsa, the Sunday, July 11 performance of I was waiting for the echo of a better day has been canceled. Questions? Please contact the Box Office at 845-758-7900 or boxoffice@bard.edu.


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