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Bard TŌN: Stravinsky, Mendelssohn & More

Bard TŌN: Stravinsky, Mendelssohn & More

Zongheng Zhang by Kevin T. McEneaney On April 10 under Leon Botstein’s baton, The Orchestra Now opened with Ácana by Tania León, a rather prolific Cuban composer (b. 1943). The title refers to a tree wood found in the Caribbean, ...
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Waving new batons at Bard

Waving new batons at Bard

From left: Shutong Li, Micah Gleason, David Mascari Spring: time for daffodils to wave in wind willy-nilly. Time for the New! At Bard College’s Fisher Center, it was time for young conductors to flex their new skills at air sculpting ...
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The Past as Pastiche

The Past as Pastiche

Conductor Zachary Shwartzman by Kevin T. McEneaney At Bard College The Orchestra Now performs in its sixth season. Young Conductor Zachary Shwartzman’s baton pursued eclectic samplings wherein the past haunted the present. Antonio Vivaldi, who is thought to have written ...
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PARTY OF PICTURES

PARTY OF PICTURES

By Thomas McGonigle “and the party will go on for a thousand years,” he was saying Every year in March there is a St. Patrick’s Day Party on West 11th Street. Rarely is it on the actual day, March 17th ...
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