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Sunday, September 22, 2019, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Visiting Artist: Robert Silverman, piano

<strong>Visiting Artist: Robert Silverman, <em>piano</em></strong>
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C# minor, WTC I, No. 4
Copland: Variations (1930)
Beethoven: Sonata No 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110
Schubert: "Wanderer" Fantasie, Op. 15, D.760
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Silverman performed in concert halls throughout North America, Europe, the Far East and Australia. Under the batons of renowned conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, John Eliot Gardiner, and Kiril Kondrashin, he appeared with orchestras worldwide, including the Chicago Symphony, the Sydney Symphony, the BBC Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as every major orchestra in Canada. He was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia for thirty years, including a 5-year term as Director of the School of Music. A long-standing Steinway artist, he is frequently heard on the CBC and has recorded for EMI, Stereophile, Marquis Classics, OrpheumMasters and Isomike.
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Monday, September 23, 2019, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Master Class: Robert Silverman, piano
Conservatory pianists perform works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Chopin.

Master Class: Robert Silverman<em>, piano</em><br />Conservatory pianists perform works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Chopin. In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Silverman performed in concert halls throughout North America, Europe, the Far East and Australia. Under the batons of renowned conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, John Eliot Gardiner, and Kiril Kondrashin, he appeared with orchestras worldwide, including the Chicago Symphony, the Sydney Symphony, the BBC Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as every major orchestra in Canada. He was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia for thirty years, including a 5-year term as Director of the School of Music. A long-standing Steinway artist, he is frequently heard on the CBC and has recorded for EMI, Stereophile, Marquis Classics, OrpheumMasters and Isomike. Website

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

<strong>Noon Concert</strong> Website

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Lecture: Conservatory Dean and Composer Tan Dun speaking on Music and Film

Lecture: Conservatory Dean and Composer Tan Dun speaking on Music and Film Website

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Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center

Beethoven in Beijing: Film Preview and Discussion

Beethoven in Beijing: Film Preview and Discussion Beethoven in Beijing is an upcoming documentary film chronicling the historic journey of the Philadelphia Orchestra to China in 1973. Meet the film producers and members of the orchestra at a preview screening with discussions concerning the history and future of classical music as a bridge connecting China with the United States. Presented by the US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music Website

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Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center

Beethoven in Beijing: China and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Beethoven in Beijing: China and the Philadelphia Orchestra Film preview of the upcoming documentary Counter Point followed by a discussion on the Philadelphia Orchestra’s history-making tour of China in 1973, marking the beginning of an explosion of interest in Western classical music that continues there to this day. With filmmaker Jennifer Lin, US-China Music Institute Director Jindong Cai, and special guests. A receptions follows.  Website

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Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

A Martial Arts Trilogy

<em>A Martial Arts Trilogy</em> Tan Dun, Dean of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, conducts the Conservatory Orchestra in a film with live orchestra performance featuring excerpts from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, and The Banquet.

Bard Conservatory Orchestra
Tan Dun, composer, conductor
Daniel Phillips, violin
Peter Wiley, cello
Blair McMillen, piano
Benjamin Hochman, piano Website

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Sunday, September 29, 2019, 3:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

From the Middle Kingdom to the Wild West

<em>From the Middle Kingdom to the Wild West</em> An open dress rehearsal with The Orchestra Now, conducted by Jindong Cai, for the world premiere of a new symphonic oratorio by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Zhou Long to commemorate the Chinese railroad workers of the American West, on the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad across the United States. With the China Now Festival Chorus and soloists.  Website

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Sunday, September 29, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Echoes of China: Contemporary Piano Music with Susan Chan

Echoes of China: Contemporary Piano Music with Susan Chan Susan Chan performs piano music inspired by Chinese musical traditions, including works by Tan Dun, Chen Yi, Zhou Long, Alexander Tcherepnin, Doming Lam, Alexina Louie, and Zhang Zhao.  Website

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Monday, September 30, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Master Class: Susan Chan, piano
Students will perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, Messiaen, and Prokofiev.

<strong>Master Class: Susan Chan, </strong><em><strong>piano</strong><br />Students will perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, Messiaen, and Prokofiev.</em> A master class with pianist Susan Chan for undergraduates who will perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, Messiaen, and Prokofiev..

Ms. Chan is also giving a recital of contemporary Chinese piano music on Sunday, September 29, at 7:00 pm in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building as part of the China Now Music Festival: China and America—Unity in Music. Free and open to the public.  Website

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

<strong>Noon Concert</strong> Website

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Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Bard Conservatory Orchestra Family Weekend Concert

Bard Conservatory Orchestra Family Weekend Concert Leon Botstein, Music Director
Ives The Fourth of July from Holiday Symphony
Sibelius Symphony No. 7 
Honegger Symphony No. 3, Liturgique
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture Website

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

<strong>Noon Concert</strong> Website

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Thursday, October 31, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Concerto Competition: Vocal Arts Preliminary Round

Conservatory Concerto Competition: Vocal Arts Preliminary Round Website

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Friday, November 1, 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Concerto Competition: Undergraduate Preliminary Round

Conservatory Concerto Competition: Undergraduate Preliminary Round Website

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Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Concerto Competition
Final Round

Concerto Competition<br />Final Round Conservatory undergraduates and Graduate Vocal Arts Program singers compete to perform as soloists with The Orchestra Now, Conservatory Orchestra, and American Symphony Orchestra. Website

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Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Sing, Bard!

<em>Sing, Bard!</em>
Bard Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program, Bard College Conservatory of Music, and Stephanie Blythe present a lively evening of song. Website

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Sunday, November 10, 2019, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Music Alive!

<strong>Music Alive!</strong> Website

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Noon Concert

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Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Percussion Ensembles

Conservatory Percussion Ensembles Students and faculty perform contemporary works for percussion. Website

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Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Bard Conservatory Orchestra

Bard Conservatory Orchestra James Bagwell, Conductor
Jackson Spargur ’20 Polaris premiere
Florence Price Symphony No.1 in E minor
Aaron Copland Billy the Kid Website

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Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Faculty and Student Pianists Perform Messiaen's Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésu 
 

<strong>Faculty and Student Pianists Perform Messiaen's <em>Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésu </em></strong><br />  Website

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Friday, December 13, 2019, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Da Capo Chamber Players Presents Premieres of Student Composers


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Sunday, December 15, 2019, 3:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Winter Songfest

<em>Winter Songfest</em> James Bagwell, conductor

Bard Conservatory Orchestra with members of
Bard Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Bard College Symphonic Chorus
Bard College Chamber Singers
Bard Preparatory Chorus
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Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Olin Hall

Faculty Recital: "From First to Last" Beethoven Violin Sonatas with Todd Phillips, violin, and Rachel Yunkyung Choo, piano

Faculty Recital: <strong>"From First to Last" </strong>Beethoven Violin Sonatas with Todd Phillips, violin, and Rachel Yunkyung Choo, piano Part one of a three-concert cycle of Beethoven sonatas for violin and piano featuring Conservatory faculty member Todd Phillips with Rachel Yunkyung Choo. This program features the early Opus 12 and ends with the late Opus 96. The concerts continue on March 15 and May 1. Website

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Da Capo Chamber Players Celebrate Bard

Da Capo Chamber Players Celebrate Bard Website

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Friday, March 13, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Faculty Recital: Benjamin Hochman

<strong>Conservatory Faculty Recital: Benjamin Hochman</strong> Website

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Sunday, March 15, 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Olin Hall

Faculty Recital: "Spring and Storm"

Faculty Recital: "Spring and Storm" The second in a cycle of three concerts of Beethoven sonatas for violin and piano featuring Conservatory faculty member Todd Phillips with Rachel Yunkyung Choo. This program highlights the interplay between light and dark in the chosen works. Website

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Monday, March 16, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Visiting Artists Performance and Master Class: Natasha Farny, cello, and Eliran Avni, piano, perform works by Lera Auerbach

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Friday, May 1, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Olin Hall

Faculty Recital: "The Great Kreutzer"

Faculty Recital: "The Great Kreutzer" The final concert in the Beethoven violin sonata series, "The Great Kreutzer", underlines the virtuostic qualities of the famed Kreutzer Sonata along with the lesser known third sonata which has a fiendish piano part.
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Sunday, May 3, 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Conservatory Faculty Recital: Benjamin Hochman

<strong>Conservatory Faculty Recital: Benjamin Hochman</strong> Website

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