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The Fisher Center Presents The Conservatory Orchestra on Sunday, December 5

Matinee Program Features Works by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Martinů, and Gershwin

Eleanor Davis

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard College Conservatory of Music Orchestra, conducted by Harold Farberman, presents a matinee concert in the Sosnoff Theater on Sunday December 5 at 3 p.m. Part of the “Conservatory Sundays” concert series at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, the concert will be performed by the Conservatory students with faculty and special guests. All Conservatory Sundays proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund of The Bard College Conservatory of Music. Suggested donations are $20 (orchestra seating) and $15 (parterre/first balcony). The minimum donation for orchestra seating is $5. Seating location for tickets reserved without a donation will be assigned by the Box Office. For ticket information contact the Fisher Center box office at or call 845-758-7900.

The Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Harold Farberman, will perform Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet (Overture – Fantasy after Shakespeare); Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite; Martinů’s Oboe Concerto; and Gershwin’s Catfish Row.

The mission of The Bard College Conservatory of Music is to provide the best possible preparation for a person dedicated to a life immersed in the creation and performance of music. The conservatory features a unique double degree program in which all undergraduate conservatory students receive a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in another field. In addition, the conservatory offers graduate programs in Vocal Arts, led by renowned soprano Dawn Upshaw, and in Conducting, led by Harold Farberman, as well as a Post-Graduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship, directed by Frank Corliss.


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This event was last updated on 12-02-2010