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Bard Fisher Center Presents The Bard College Conservatory Orchestra


Eleanor Davis

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts presents The Bard College Conservatory Orchestra in concert at the Sosnoff Theater on Saturday, November 11 at 8 p.m. Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director, the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra will perform Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto in E flat with soloist Szabolcs Koczur, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, “Titan.” The concert is part of the Conservatory Weekends series, and all proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund of The Bard College Conservatory of Music. Suggested donations for all Conservatory Sundays programs are $20 (orchestra seating) and $15 (parterre/first balcony. For ticket information contact the Fisher Center box office at or call 845-758-7900.

On Saturday, December 2 at 8 p.m., guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni will lead the Conservatory Orchestra in a performance Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2; and the world premiere of Telescope by Daniel Castellanos ’18. Zeitouni is recognized as one of the brightest young conductors of his generation for his eloquent, yet fiery, style.

“Winter Songfest,” conducted by James Bagwell, will be performed on Saturday, December 16 at 8 p.m. A holiday tradition of seasonal selections copresented by the Bard Conservatory and Bard Music Program, “Winter Songfest” features the Bard Symphonic Chorus with musicians from the Conservatory Orchestra, The Orchestra Now, and singers from the Graduate Vocal Arts Program.

For additional information about The Bard College Conservatory of Music please go to the website at

This event was last updated on 11-06-2017