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The Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents "Conservatory Sundays: Chamber Music"
Sunday Afternoon Benefit Concert in the Acoustically Superb Sosnoff Theater
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard College Conservatory of Music and the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts present a chamber music concert on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. in the Sosnoff Theater. The suggested ticket prices for “Conservatory Sundays: Chamber Music” are $20, $15, and $5; proceeds from the program benefit the Scholarship Fund of The Bard College Conservatory of Music. For reservations and information, contact the box office at 845-758-7900, or go to fishercenter.bard.edu.
The concert opens with a work geared especially for young audiences, a special performance of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, featuring Leon Botstein reading Ogden Nash’s humorous verses about elephants, swans, tortoises, and more. The program also includes Beethoven’s String Trio, Op. 9, No. 1.; Giovanni Gabrieli’s “From Sacrae Symphonie”; and Schubert’s Quintet for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass in A Major (“Trout”), D. 667. The concert will be performed by faculty of the Conservatory and its preparatory division, and by Conservatory students. Performers include Melvin Chen, piano; Ida Kavafian, violin; Erica Kiesewetter, violin; John Rojak, trombone; Steven Tenenbom, violin; and Peter Wiley, cello.
Suggested donations for this benefit performance are $20 (orchestra seating), $15 (parterre/first balcony), and the minimum donation for orchestra seating: $5. Seating location for tickets reserved without a donation will be assigned by the Box Office.
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March 1, 2010
This event was last updated on 03-08-2010