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The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College Presents "Conservatory Sundays: Conservatory Orchestra" on Sunday, May 6

Sunday Matinee Concert Performed in the Acoustically Superb Sosnoff Theater

Eleanor Davis

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard College Conservatory of Music presents an afternoon concert, “Conservatory Sunday: Conservatory Orchestra,” at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts on May 6 at 3 p.m. Conducted by music director Leon Botstein, the orchestra will perform with violinist and Conservatory faculty member Weigang Li. The program includes Stravinsky’s Divertimento (Symphonic Suite from the ballet The Fairy’s Kiss); Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35; and “Manfred” Symphony in B Minor, Op. 58.

Proceeds from the Conservatory Sundays 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 or call 845-758-7900.

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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 Postgraduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship, directed by Frank Corliss.

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April 19, 2012

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