Find your path to fulfillment: Peter Buffett’s “Life Is What You Make It” and more

The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Life Is What You Make It:
A Concert and Conversation with Peter Buffett 

March 13–15 at 7:30 pm; March 14 at 11 am
Tickets $20; free for all high school and college students

“What is your way to fulfillment? Not the expectations of others, of society, friends, but really how do you find yourself?”—Peter Buffett

Composer, musician, and philanthropist Peter Buffett explores this question in four intimate performances with music, video, and conversation, based on his New York Times bestsettler Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment.

Ticket sales benefit the Center for Creative Education in Kingston.

Michel Fokine and Vera Fokina in Ballet Russes’ “Carnaval,” 1914. Photographer: Atelier Jaeger

The Graduate Vocal Arts Program of the Bard College Conservatory

An Opera Triple Bill

PulcinellaIgor Stravinsky
Full Moon in MarchJohn Harbison
James Bagwell, conductor

SvadbaAna Sokolovic
Jackson McKinnon, conductor
March 9 & 11

A luminous triple bill of operatic rarities, exploring the rites and rituals of marriage. Celebrate modernism and romance, imagined through the lens of impresario Sergei Diaghilev and his revolutionary company the Ballet Russes.

Photo by Jess Dugan

Spiegeltent on sale now!

Tickets to the first round of Spiegeltent events are on sale now, with more to come. Meanwhile, host Mx. Justin Vivian Bond is everywhere, from SXSW to talking prized possessions with the New York Times.

Photo by Eric Falck

Live Arts Bard

Abby Z and The New Utility
abandoned playground

March 31 – April 1

“When the work débuted, last April, its sweaty intensity caused a stir…. This reprise run offers another chance to see what won the young choreographer a Bessie Award.” —The New Yorker

Photo by Kevin Winter / Getty

Spring Talks

Suzanne Bocanegra
My Life as an Artist Lecture

With Paul Lazar, Frances McDormand, and Lili Taylor
May 5 at 7 pm

Congratulations to Frances McDormand on her Academy Award for Best Actress in a Drama! See her at the Fisher Center in May for a lecture-performance that’s part artist talk, part memoir, part gleefully rambling cultural essay.