Fisher Center at Bard College
So many podcasts, which ones to listen to? NPR asked, and their listeners answered.
Experience a live edition of their top pick: Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre‘s Crybabies, with guests Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer), Karen Chee (Late Night with Seth Meyers), and Gary Shteyngart (Super Sad True Love Story).
Bard College Conservatory Orchestra
Saturday, March 9 at 8 pm
Mark Russell Smith, guest conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Samuel Barber Symphony in One Movement, Op. 9
Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Oliver Knussen “Requiem—Songs for Sue”
Richard Strauss and Nietzsche
with The Orchestra Now
Wednesday, March 13 at 5 pm
Conductor and music historian Leon Botsteinexplores the relationship between Nietzscheand music for Bard’s First Year Seminar. A discussion with musical excerpts, then a full performance of Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra and audience Q&A. Free and open to the public.
Sound the Trumpet!
Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 pm
Led by Etienne Charles and featuring Shenel Johns
Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles and Jamaican vocalist Shenel Johns feel the flow of Jamaican influence on today’s global sound of blues, jazz, and pop.
Presented in partnership with Catskill Jazz Factory.
Bard SummerScape 2019 On Sale Now
The New York Times previews SummerScape 2019 and the featured composer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold in “Summer at Bard: A Composer Who Fled the Nazis and a B-Movie Opera.”