SummerScape 2020

June 26 – August 16

The 17th annual Bard SummerScape festival features seven weeks of world-class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film, and music, including the 31st annual Bard Music Festival, Boulanger and Her World

Get first access to SummerScape 2020
Photo by Peter Aaron '68/Esto 

Get first access to SummerScape 2020

The Patron Priority Line opens on January 27 for SummerScape and Bard Music Festival tickets. Become a member today for early access!  ​

Tickets go on sale E-Subscribers on February 12. Sign up for the Fisher Center e-newsletter to get program updates, special offers, and more.

Tickets go on sale to the general public February 19

“A hotbed of intellectual and aesthetic adventure.”

—New York Times
Photo by Paul Kolnik


New York City Ballet MOVES
Bartók Ballet by Pam Tanowitz
"One of the most formally brilliant choreographers around.” —New York Times

The Runaway by Kyle Abraham  
"Sensational, intensely chic." —New York Times
June 26–28
Illustration by N. C. Wyeth (1922); Wikimedia Commons.


Ernest Chausson's 
King Arthur
New Production

The American Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Leon Botstein
Directed by Mary Birnbaum

July 24 – August 2
31st SeasonBard Music Festival
Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) in 1925; Wikimedia Commons; Classical Music Indy

31st Season
Bard Music Festival

Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Weekend One: August 7–9
Music in Paris

Weekend Two: August 14–16
The 20th-Century Legacy of Nadia Boulanger

The Spiegeltent
Photo by Eric Oloffson

The Spiegeltent

Live Music • Performance • Dinner • Dancing
Sumptuous evenings await with unforgettable performances, food and drink, and dancing under the sparkling lights of the historic tent of mirrors.

June 26 – August 15

Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 4.

Film Series
Catherine Deneuve in “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” (1964 France/West Germany); Zeitgeist Films/Photofest

Film Series

Nadia Boulanger’s Cinematic Influence
The 2020 SummerScape Film Series explores the far-reaching influence of Nadia Boulanger on film scoring throughout the twentieth century by concentrating on the truly global work of some of her most gifted students.

July 23 – August 16