The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

  • March 6 and 7

    Joseph Haydn
    The Creation

    Considered Haydn’s masterpiece, this large oratorio
    features members of the American Symphony Orchestra,
    Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, Bard Festival
    Chorale, Bard Chamber Singers, Bard Graduate Vocal
    Arts Program, and Longy Chorale. 


  • April 3
    Live Arts Bard

    Neil Gaiman in Conversation
    with Laurie Anderson

    Join Neil Gaiman for a dialogue with legendary musician
    and composer Laurie Anderson in this third edition of
    an ongoing series of public conversations at the Fisher Center.


  • April 24 and 25

    American Symphony Orchestra

    The ASO’s final concert of the season concludes
    with Janácek’s Sinfonietta, which the composer said
    was intended to express “contemporary free man;
    his spiritual beauty and joy; his strength, courage,
    and determination to fight for victory.” 



  • June 25 – August 16

    Bard SummerScape 2015

    Tickets on sale February 17

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

  • August 7–9 and 12–14

    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. 


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Student Performances

March Dance Concert
March 6–8

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