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Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert   

Bard College Conservatory students in an hour-long concert.

free admission
 
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Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:30 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Special Preview Concert: Soprano Dawn Upshaw with the Brentano Quartet

Soprano Dawn Upshaw joins the Brentano String Quartet for a special preview of their upcoming NYC concert featuring Respighi’s Il tramonto (“The Sunset”) and Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 2. The Brentano Quartet will also perform Mozart’s “Dissonance” Quartet and Schubert Minuets interspersed with Webern Bagatelles. Free admission. Website

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Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage

Bard Conservatory Orchestra 

Bard Conservatory Orchestra
Performs works by French composers with Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Guest Conductor.
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Sosnoff Theater.
Maestro Zeitouni will lead the Conservatory Orchestra in Debussy’s Afternoon of a Faun and Iberia, Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2  and Mother Goose Suite, and a world premiere performance of Telescope by Daniel Castellanos ’18.

All ticket sales benefit the Scholarship Fund. Suggested donation $20(orchestra seating), $15 (parterre, first balcony); free for the Bard community with ID. fishercenter.bard.edu
845-758-7900
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Graduate Vocal Arts Program Chamber Music Concert,
 


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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Chamber Music Marathon


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Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert    

Bard College Conservatory students in an hour-long concert.

free admission

 
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Saturday, December 16, 2017, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage

Winter Songfest

Co–presented by Bard Conservatory and Bard Music Program featuring the Symphonic Chorus with musicians from the Conservatory Orchestra, The Orchestra Now, and the Graduate Vocal Arts Program. James Bagwell, conductor Website

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

The Graduate Vocal Arts Program presents Poetry in Song

A concert of music inspired by the words of three icons of poetry: Goethe, Verlaine and Dickinson. Performed by the first year singers of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program and the Post-Graduate Piano Fellows. 

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 7:00 pm, Olin Hall

The Graduate Vocal Arts Program Presents French Opera Scenes

The singers of the Graduate Vocal Arts program and the Post-Graduate Collaborative Piano Fellows will present scenes from French operas. Free admission.
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Sunday, February 25, 2018, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Olin Hall

Trumpet Masterclass with David Bilger, the principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra

David Bilger holds a Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Illinois. Hailed by the New York Times for his playing of “easy brilliance” and by the Washington Post for his “engaging legato touch,” he has held the position of principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1995. Prior to joining the Orchestra, he held the same position with the Dallas Symphony.

As a soloist Mr. Bilger has appeared with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Oakland Symphony, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York, and others. 

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert 

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Monday, March 5, 2018, 7:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Queertet, a quintet with bassoonist Joshua Hodge '14

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Friday, March 9, 2018, 7:30 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

An Opera Triple Bill:
Stravinsky Pulchinella
Harbison Full Moon in March
Ana Sokolovic Svadba

Three operas exploring the rites and rituals of marriage performed by the singers of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra and conductor James Bagwell.  All ticket sales benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program. To order tickets call 845-758-7900 or see fishcenter.bard.edu Tickets: $15-$40. Website

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Saturday, March 10, 2018, 3:00 pm, Montgomery Place, Mansion

A Montgomery Place Salon Concert: Schubert



A Montgomery Place Salon presented by the Bard College Conservatory of Music and Historical Studies Program with a talk on
"The Political Culture of Schubert's Vienna: Metternich and Domestic Life" by professor  Gregory Moynahan, followed by a performance of the String Quintet in C Major, D 956 ,"Two cello" by Franz Schubert by Conservatory students and faculty.  Reservations required. Website

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Sunday, March 11, 2018, 3:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

An Opera Triple Bill:
Stravinsky 
Pulchinella
Harbison Full Moon in March
Ana Sokolovic Svadba
 

Three operas exploring the rites and rituals of marriage performed by the singers of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra and conductor James Bagwell.  All ticket sales benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program. To order tickets call 845-758-7900 or see fishcenter.bard.edu Tickets: $15-$40. Website

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 7:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Visiting Artist: Catherine Kautsky, pianist and author

Catherine Kautsky, chair of keyboard at Lawrence University, has been lauded by the New York Times as “a
pianist who can play Mozart and Schubert as though their sentiments and habits of speech coincided exactly with
hers...” She has concertized widely, performing in major halls in New York, Chicago, Washington, and Boston,
soloing with the St. Louis Symphony and other orchestras and appearing frequently on public radio. Website

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concerts

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Friday, March 30, 2018 – Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Harmony and Power: The Role of Music in the Cultivation of the Literati in Ancient China

The topic of conference is Harmony and Power: The Role of Music in the Cultivation of the Literati in Ancient China.  Concert of guqin music on Friday evening, March 30, lectures and panel discussions, and a concert on Saturday, March 31 that includes modern Chinese works associated with themes explored in the conference.Program includes scholarly presentations from the fields of history, music history, philosophy, literature and art history.  Website

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Sunday, April 8, 2018, 3:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Music Alive! Works by Contemporary Composers

Students and faculty in the Conservatory and Music Program perform works by living composers chosen by Joan Tower and Blair McMillen. Website

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concerts

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 12:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. Website

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Sunday, May 13, 2018, 3:00 pm, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Bard Conservatory Orchestra

The Orchestra will perform Schumann's Manfred Overture, Strauss's Don Quixote, with cello soloist Emily Munstedt, winner of the 2017 Conservatory Concerto Competition, and
Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. All ticket sales benefit the Conservatory Scholarship Fund. Suggested donation $15-$20; free for the Bard community. Website

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