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Bard Conservatory's US-China Music Institute to Present Sixth Annual China Now Music Festival

Mark your calendars for the China Now Music Festival. Discover the transformative power of music as artists from the US and China collaborate and inspire each other. Be part of this extraordinary celebration of cultural exchange and musical exploration.

Fisher Center at Bard to Host Groundbreaking Concert for New Building Designed by Maya Lin

Discover the groundbreaking concert held at Fisher Center at Bard to commemorate the new architectural masterpiece designed by renowned architect Maya Lin. Get all the details on the concert date, and learn more about the innovative design of the new building.

Orion Weiss Unveils 2023/2024 Season Featuring Performances with MTT, Recitals with Augustin Hadelich & More

Pianist Orion Weiss reveals his exciting 2023/2024 season, including performances with the NSO and CSO conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, recitals with violinist Augustin Hadelich, and chamber music with the Ariel Quartet. Find out more about his upcoming engagements and tour dates.

World Premiere of ULYSSES & More Set for Fisher Center at Bard 20th Anniversary Season This Fall

Discover the incredible lineup of shows and performances at the Fisher Center at Bard's 20th Anniversary Season. Immerse yourself in a diverse range of captivating performances that will leave you spellbound. Don't miss out on this extraordinary celebration of art and culture. Get your tickets now!

Bard Music Festival Returns August 4 With VAUGHAN WILLIAMS AND HIS WORLD

On Friday August 4, the Bard Music Festival returns with an intensive two-week exploration of “Vaughan Williams and His World.”

HENRI VIII Comes to Bard SummerScape Next Week

Starting next Friday, July 21, the 20th annual Bard SummerScape presents the first major new American production of Camille Saint-Saëns’s unjustly neglected grand opera Henri VIII (July 21, 23, 26, 28, and 30).

Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, and Dvorak's Requiem & More Set for American Symphony Orchestra 2023-24 Season

The American Symphony Orchestra has announced its 62nd season featuring four full-orchestra programs at Carnegie Hall, Manhattan’s Riverside Church, and more.

Bard Music Festival Explores One of 20th Century's Greatest Symphonists and Britain's Foremost Composers in VAUGHAN WILLIAMS AND HIS WORLD

This August, the Bard Music Festival returns for its 33rd season, with an intensive two-week exploration of “Vaughan Williams and His World.”

July At Bard SummerScape Presents HENRI VIII

 As a highlight of its landmark 20th anniversary season, “Breaking Ground,” Bard SummerScape presents the first major new American production of Camille Saint-Saëns’s unjustly neglected grand opera Henri VIII.

New York Festival Of Song Hosts Annual Gala FEELIN' GROOVY: SONGS OF THE 60S

​​​​​​​New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) hosts its annual spring gala, Feelin' Groovy: Songs from the 60s, on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue. In support of NYFOS's 35th season, the gala features a performance of songs by Laura Nyro, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell and the Beatles, along with some Motown hits.

Julie Benko, Jason Yeager & More to Perform at New York Festival of Song's FEELIN' GROOVY: SONGS OF THE 60S

New York Festival of Song will host its annual spring gala, Feelin’ Groovy: Songs from the 60s, on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue.

Bard SummerScape Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Seven Weeks of Music, Opera, Music-Theater, And More

The Fisher Center at Bard and its renowned annual Bard SummerScape festival both celebrate their 20th anniversaries this year. “A hotbed of intellectual and aesthetic adventure” (New York Times), SummerScape returns to New York's Hudson Valley this summer with seven weeks of live music, opera, music-theater, and more, in the Frank Gehry-designed Fisher Center and other venues on the idyllic Bard College campus (June 23–Aug 13).

Review: Botstein and ASO Bring Strauss's Seldom-Heard DAPHNE to Carnegie Hall

It’s hard to compete with yourself — especially the ‘you’ that was at the height of your powers. I think that’s part of the problem with the place that Richard Strauss’s DAPHNE holds in the composer’s canon. Often referred to as a second- (or even third-) tier work, it has much to offer and enjoy, as the performance by the American Symphony Orchestra under Leon Botstein at Carnegie Hall the other night proved quite well.

Oratorio Society Of New York Presents Bach's Mass In B Minor At Carnegie Hall, May 8

The Oratorio Society of New York, led by Music Director Kent Tritle, concludes its 2022-23 season with a performance of J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

World Premiere of Beth Gill's NAIL BITER to Open at the Fisher Center at Bard This Spring

The Fisher Center at Bard will begin its 20th Anniversary Season: Breaking Ground with the world premiere of Bessie Award-winning choreographer Beth Gill’s Nail Biter, a dance work that moves the viewer through portals of myth, memoir, psychodrama, and horror.

The Orchestra Now Presents 'Art & Music In Nineteenth-Century Denmark' at the Met Museum

Music Director and historian Leon Botstein conducts The Orchestra Now (TŌN) in Art & Music in Nineteenth-Century Denmark, the final performance this season of the Orchestra’s hit three-concert Sight & Sound series at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday, April 16 at 2 PM.

World Premiere of ILLINOIS & More Set for Bard Fisher Center 20th Anniversary Season

The Fisher Center at Bard has announced its 20th Anniversary Season: Breaking Ground, a celebration of the artists, audiences, students, faculty, and communities that have written the Fisher Center’s story for its first two decades and will imagine it into the future.

Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Join the Roth Festival Line-Up

New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced the complete cast of its one-time dramatic reading of the late Philip Roth's bestselling novel The Plot Against America featuring some of the most esteemed actors working today in a monumental performance at the center of PHILIP ROTH UNBOUND: Illuminating a Literary Legacy, NJPAC's three-day celebration of the iconic writer.

American Symphony Orchestra Presents Strauss' Opera DAPHNE At Carnegie, March 23

The American Symphony Orchestra (ASO) presents Richard Strauss’ rarely-heard one-act opera Daphne on March 23, 8 pm, as part of its Vanguard Series at Carnegie Hall. Music director Leon Botstein leads the Orchestra, the Bard Festival Chorale, and soloists in the work’s first New York City performance in more than 15 years.

American Symphony Orchestra To Perform Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony & Ethel Smyth's Mass In D, January 27

The American Symphony Orchestra continues its 2022-23 season on January 27 with a program at St. Bartholomew's Church, a New York National Historic Landmark, exploring music for organ and orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns and Dame Ethel Smyth. It features soloist Paolo Bordignon, organist and choirmaster of the church and harpsichordist of the New York Philharmonic, along with soprano Anya Matanovic, mezzo-soprano Eve Gigliotti, tenor Joshua Blue, and bass Adam Lau.  

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