The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

  • June 25 – August 16

    Bard SummerScape 2015


    Now in its 13th season, Bard SummerScape
    presents eight weeks of stellar events in opera,
    music, theater, dance, film, and cabaret. 

  • June 25 – July 19

    Rodgers and Hammerstein’s
    Oklahoma!

    A revelatory chamber production where
    actors and audience come together as
    one community, sharing food, music, and song.


  • August 7–9 and 13–16

    Bard Music Festival
    Chávez and His World

    In its 26th season, the Bard Music Festival turns,
    for the first time, to Latin America. This year the
    festival examines the life, times, and creative
    output of the 20th century Mexican composer,
    conductor, and educator Carlos Chávez. 


  • July 24 – August 2

    Ethel Smyth’s
    The Wreckers

    The American stage premiere of Smyth’s
    compelling, majestic opera depicts the
    consequences of murder, betrayal, and love,
    framed by a powerful display of orchestral
    writing and a brilliant use of chorus.


Bard SummerScape 20151 Rodgers and Hammerstein’s  Oklahoma!2 Bard Music FestivalChávez and His World3 Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers4