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The Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents the "Conservatory Sundays" Concert Series

Sunday Benefit Concerts Performed in the Acoustically Superb Sosnoff Theater


Eleanor Davis
845-758-7512
edavis@bard.edu
09-27-2011
Image Credit: Photo by Karl Rabe
 

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— The Bard College Conservatory of Music presents the “Conservatory Sundays” concert series at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts on October 16, October 23, and December 4. Performed by Conservatory students with faculty and special guests, proceeds from the concert series 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 fishercenter.bard.edu or call 845-758-7900.

On Sunday, October 16, at 3 p.m., a concert of chamber works will be performed by the faculty and students of The Bard College Conservatory of Music. The program includes Mozart’s Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major,
k. 498 (“Kegelstatt”)
; Luciano Berio’s Folk Songs; and Ernő Dohnányi’s Sextet in C Major, Op. 37.

On Sunday, October 23, at 8 p.m., guest conductor Rossen Milanov will conduct the Conservatory Orchestra, with guest soloist Jeffrey Lang, horn. Works to be performed include Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4, K.495; and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

The Conservatory Orchestra returns on Sunday, December 4, at 3 p.m. Music director Leon Botstein conducts with soloist Jeremy Denk, piano. The program includes Beethoven’s Piano Concert No. 3 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.  

For more information about additional events, including concerts and master classes, go to www.bard.edu/conservatory.

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 a graduate program in vocal arts, led by renowned soprano Dawn Upshaw; graduate programs in orchestral and choral conducting, codirected by James Bagwell, Leon Botstein, and Harold Farberman; a postgraduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship, directed by Frank Corliss; and a Preparatory Division for students ages 3–18.

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This event was last updated on 09-27-2011