Fisher Center at Bard College A Weekend of Music and Dance

The Orchestra Now
Elgar’s Enigma Variations
Saturday, October 29 at 8 pm
Sunday, October 30 at 2 pm
Sosnoff Theater
Tickets start at $25

Harold Farberman, founder and artistic director of Bard’s Conductor’s Institute, will lead Gustav Mahler‘s Adagio from Symphony No. 10. Leon Botstein, music director, conducts Benjamin Britten‘sFour Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, William Walton‘s Cello Concerto, and Edward Elgar‘sEnigma Variations.

Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra
TONIGHT AT 8 PM
Sosnoff Theater
Tickets: $15–20, suggested donation; free to the Bard community

Rice University’s Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra performs at the Sosnoff Theater on their way to Carnegie Hall. Conducted by Larry Rachleff, with Jon Kimura Parker, piano.


Arthur Aviles ’87 Dancing Live and On Film
Presented by the Bard Dance Program
Saturday, October 29 at 3:30 pm
LUMA Theater
Free, no reservation needed

As part of Bard’s Family and Alumni/ae Fall Weekend, Arthur Aviles ‘87 performs Periodic Solution, followed by a screening of Professor of Dance Jean Churchill and Peter Richards’s film of Aviles’s choreography, and a discussion with the artists.

Conservatory Weekends
Saturday, November 5 at 7 pm
Sosnoff Theater
Tickets: $15–20 suggested donation to benefit the Conservatory Scholarship Fund; free to the Bard community

Ludwig van Beethoven‘s Leonore Overture No. 2; Dmitri Shostakovich‘s Symphony 5 in D minor, op. 47; and Béla Bartók ‘s Concerto for Orchestra. Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director.