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The Fisher Center Presents the Conservatory Orchestra in Sunday Matinee Concert
The Conservatory Sundays concert series continues with the Conservatory Orchestra performing on Sunday, December 8, with Jeffrey Kahane, guest conductor and pianist. The program includes Chausson’s Poème, for violin and orchestra, Op. 25, with Sabrina Tabby ’14; Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58; and Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.
For more information about additional events, including concerts and master classes, go to www.bard.edu/conservatory.
Leon Botstein has been music director and principal conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992 and was music director of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra from 2003 to 2010. He is also the founder and artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival, entering its 25th year. He has been president of Bard College in New York since 1975.
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.
To download high-resolution images go to http://fishercenter.bard.edu/press/photos.php?group_id=420929
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October 10, 2013
This event was last updated on 10-10-2013