This February, the Bard Music Festival presents A Program of French Piano Music, Inspired by the World of Nadia Boulanger, a recital of French music performed by pianists Danny Driver and Piers Lane recorded at The Menuhin Hall, Sussex, England in fall 2020. Commissioned by the Bard Music Festival, the concert features works by Csar Franck, Lili Boulanger, Gabriel Faur, and Camille Saint-Sans. The program includes a talk by renowned scholars Byron Adams and Kimberly Francis introducing the work of these four composers and of the person who connects them, Nadia Boulanger.
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Bard Music Festival Presents A Program Of French Piano Music
February 18, 2021
This February, the Bard Music Festival presents 'A Program of French Piano Music, Inspired by the World of Nadia Boulanger,' a recital of French music performed by pianists Danny Driver and Piers Lane recorded at The Menuhin Hall, Sussex, England in fall 2020.
Bard Music Festival Presents a Program of French Piano Music
February 17, 2021
This February, the Bard Music Festival presents “A Program of French Piano Music, Inspired by the World of Nadia Boulanger,” a recital of French music performed by pianists Danny Driver and Piers Lane recorded at The Menuhin Hall, Sussex, England in fall 2020.
The Fisher Center at Bard Presents AS FAR AS ISOLATION GOES (ONLINE)
February 11, 2021
The Fisher Center at Bard will present Tania El Khoury and Basel Zaraa’s As Far As Isolation Goes (Online), a performance that uses touch, sound, and interactivity to bring audience members into contact with those faced with inhumane detention centers and a mental health system that disregard their political and emotional contexts (February 24-March 21).
The Orchestra Now Releases New CD 'Piano Protagonists'
February 08, 2021
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) has announced the March 19 release of Piano Protagonists: Music for Piano and Orchestra, a new CD on Bridge Records. The new recording features three works for piano and orchestra first performed in concerts at the Bard Music Festival with the “powerful technique and exceptional insight” (The Washington Post) of award-winning American pianist Orion Weiss.
The Orchestra Now Starts 2021 With Two Concerts
January 11, 2021
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) will begin its 2021 season with two concerts to be livestreamed from the Fisher Center at Bard on February 7 and 21, led by Leon Botstein and James Bagwell respectively.
The Joyce Theater Foundation Presents Pam Tanowitz Dance
December 01, 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation will welcome the return of Pam Tanowitz Dance with a multimedia live stream event. The company takes over The Joyce Theater for a double bill of breathtaking dance, premiering December 12 at 5pm and available to stream through December 26.
Marcus Roberts and The Modern Jazz Generation Come Together with American Symphony Orchestra
October 28, 2020
Marcus Roberts and The Modern Jazz Generation will join the American Symphony Orchestra (ASO) to offer United We Play, a short film to be available on ASO's new streaming platform ASO Online, starting at 5 PM EST on Wednesday, December 9.
The Orchestra Now Announces Two Additional Symphonic Concerts to be Livestreamed
October 23, 2020
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) has announced the addition of two more symphonic concerts to be livestreamed for free as part of its fall season. On November 1, Music Director and gFounder Leon Bostein will conduct a program pairing 20th century works by Schoenberg, Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas, and R. Strauss with Handel's Water Music.
Fisher Center At Bard Celebrates World Opera Day October 25
October 19, 2020
The Fisher Center at Bard, long known for its memorable productions of rarely performed operatic works programmed and conducted by Maestro Leon Botstein, commemorates World Opera Day on October 25 with two special releases, adding to an already robust selection of archival HD opera recordings and contextual materials available free of charge on UPSTREAMING, the Fisher Center's virtual stage.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Launches Seven Residencies in October
September 22, 2020
In an effort to lay out a larger welcome mat to artists of many disciplines, BAM is offering residencies to seven artists/artistic teams to support the development of their work at a challenging time.
The Fisher Center at Bard Presents Meshell Ndegeocello's CHAPTER & VERSE: THE GOSPEL OF JAMES BALDWIN
September 10, 2020
The Fisher Center at Bard begins its 20/21 season of virtual works-focusing on healing and transformation in troubled times-with a Live Arts Bard (LAB) commission from 10-time Grammy nominated musician Meshell Ndegeocello's Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin, made in collaboration with acclaimed director Charlotte Brathwaite.
Fisher Center at Bard Announces 2020-21 Season
September 08, 2020
The Fisher Center at Bard will present a 2020-2021 season of virtual and interactive works that focus on healing and transformation in troubled times. In each project, leading artists engage with cutting-edge technology to create compassionate and courageous offerings for a world riven by the pandemic and political strife.
Fisher Center's Digital Platform UPSTREAMING Presents New And Encore Releases Of SummerScape Opera
July 21, 2020
Throughout the lockdown The Fisher Center at Bard has maintained its commitment to presenting rare operatic works by streaming free, high-quality HD recordings of SummerScape operas produced over the past decade by the Fisher Center.
STAY TŌNED With The Orchestra Now Offers Weekly Audio & Video Streams
May 26, 2020
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) keeps the music coming through its new digital initiative STAY TŌNED, a free weekly series of audio and video streams, respectively available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as well as other musical options that can be enjoyed on multiple platforms from home mask-free. The latest streaming event is an audio performance of Ives' Decoration Day on Tuesday, May 26. Online content is accessible at theorchestranow.org/stay-toned/ and on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @theorchnow. A detailed schedule follows below.
Leonard Slatkin to Lead The Orchestra Now in Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 and Premieres at Rose Theater
February 24, 2020
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) will give the second and final concert this season of its Rose Theater series at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3 pm. Six-time Grammy Award-winner and Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Laureate Leonard Slatkin will guest conduct the Orchestra in the New York City premiere of Kinah, an elegy he wrote for his late parents. The concert marks his first performance with the young musicians of TŌN. The afternoon will also include the New York City premiere of Cindy McTee's Double Play, a work she dedicated to Slatkin; three short works by Leonard Slatkin's father, the American violinist Felix Slatkin, founder of the popular Hollywood String Quartet; and Rachmaninoff's haunting second symphony.