June 25 – August 16
Bard SummerScape 2015
Now in its 13th season, Bard SummerScape
presents eight weeks of stellar events in opera,
music, theater, dance, film, and cabaret.
August 7–9 and 13–16
Bard Music Festival
Chávez and His World
In its 26th season, the Bard Music Festival turns,
for the first time, to Latin America. This year the
festival examines the life, times, and creative
output of the 20th century Mexican composer,
conductor, and educator Carlos Chávez.
July 24 – August 2
The American stage premiere of Smyth’s
compelling, majestic opera depicts the
consequences of murder, betrayal, and love,
framed by a powerful display of orchestral
writing and a brilliant use of chorus.
Pam Tanowitz Dance & FLUX Quartet
Pam Tanowitz Dance—whose work was cited as
“among 2014’s best” by the New York Times—
performs the acclaimed Heaven on One’s Head, as
well as a new en pointe solo danced by Ashley Tuttle,
and works created specifically for SummerScape.