The American Symphony Orchestra 2007-2008

September 14, 2007 – April 26, 2008

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The American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein, music director, presents another year of exciting performances, available for single-ticket sales now!

Of their performance this summer, as the resident orchestra of the Bard Music Festival, the New York Times wrote, “. . . the [American Symphony] orchestra, superbly responsive to Mr. Botstein’s driven interpretation, sounded exceptional.”

The 2007-2008 series features: Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15, 2007 Brahms, Academic Festival Overture Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 (“Egyptian”) Soloist: Shun-Yang Lee, piano Ibert, Four Songs of Don Quixote Soloist: Yohan Yi, baritone Dvořák, Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”) Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, 2008
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Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Scriabin, Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op. 20 Soloist: Wui-Ming Gan, piano Copland, Symphony No. 3 Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 2008 Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Soloist: Chanel Wood, soprano Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 Soloist: Erica Kiesewetter, violin Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 All concerts are at 8pm 6:45 pm Pre-concert talk by Richard Wilson, ASO Composer-in-Residence Tickets: $20, 30, 35 845-758-7900 fishercenter.bard.edu

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