[Dimitrij] Photo by Cory Weaver
Photo by Cory Weaver


“Botstein and Bard SummerScape show courage, foresight and great imagination, honoring operas that larger institutions are content to ignore.  —Time Out New York

UPSTREAMING: Opera at Bard presents the musical centerpiece of the 2017 Bard SummerScape: Czech composer Antonín Dvořák’s 1882 rare opera Dimitrij. Supporting content includes a recording of Janáček's Sinfonietta as performed by the American Symphony Orchestra and discussions including a lively and illuminating conversation between ASO music director Leon Botstein and noted Dvořák specialist Michael Beckerman.