Described as “part boot camp for the brain, part spa for the spirit” (New York Times) and a “highbrow hotbed of culture” (Huffington Post), Bard SummerScape is an annual summer arts festival.
Since its inaugural season in 2003, the festival has been held in tandem with the Bard Music Festival and features performances of opera, dance, theater, music, film, and cabaret.
“Botstein, and his annual opera production at Bard, seem more invaluable by the year.”—New York Times
Bard SummerScape’s history of presenting noteworthy operatic rarities continues in 2024 with Giacomo Meyerbeer’s Le prophète.
The 34th Bard Music Festival
Berlioz and His World
The Bard Music Festival returns for its 34th season with an exploration of the life and work of Hector Berlioz (1803–1869), one of the defining Romantic composers of the 19th century.
Live Music | Performance | Dancing
JUNE – AUGUST 2024
We look forward to welcoming you back next year for sumptuous summer weekends of dazzling performances, drinks, and dancing.
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