This Weekend: The Orchestra Now Performs American Classics, a NY Premiere, and Bruckner’s “Romantic” Symphony!

The Orchestra Now Presents
Bruckner’s Romantic Symphony

Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm
Sosnoff Theater

Guest conductor Gerard Schwarz leads The Orchestra Now for the New York premiere of Eugene Goossens‘ Jubilee Variations, with ten movements by ten different American composers, including Aaron Copland. The concert will offer Anton Bruckner‘s popular Symphony No. 4 (written at the height of the Romantic movement).


Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents
Debussy & Ravel
Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Guest Conductor

Saturday, December 2 at 8 pm
Sosnoff Theater

The Conservatory Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni. Known for his eloquent yet fiery style, Zeitouni will conduct Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a FaunRavel’s Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2; and the world premiere of Telescope by Daniel Castellanos ’18. 

Learn more about the music as NPR’s Ted Libby explores Daphnis and Chloé in his weekly guide to essential classics.


Bard Conservatory and Bard Music Program
Winter Songfest

Saturday, December 16 at 8 pm
Sosnoff Theater

Winter Songfest is a perennial favorite. A holiday tradition of seasonal selections featuring the Bard Symphonic Chorus with musicians from the Conservatory OrchestraThe Orchestra Now, and Graduate Vocal Arts Program.


Special Holiday Jazz Event
Cécile McLorin Salvant
with Sullivan Fortner on piano

Sunday, December 17 at 3 pm
Sosnoff Theater

“It is up to the audience to embrace the new voices and faces of jazz as they revive and reinvent that golden age, because if we’re going to bring back jazz, it’s going to take someone like McLorin Salvant to make it happen.”—The Last Magazine 

Don’t miss jazz virtuoso Cécile McLorin Salvant’s return to the Fisher Center for a special holiday concert.


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