Candide’s Journey

Sat, Feb 11, 2017, 12 PM to 5 PM
Part of the series Make Our Garden Grow

at Hudson Opera House
in Hudson, NY

  • A mini marathon of music
  • You may come and go as you please throughout the afternoon
  • Part of Make Our Garden Grow, a free music festival inspired by Voltaire’s Candide, culminating in a full performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide

The Music & Schedule

12 PM–1 PM
Intro to Candide’s Journey: Ethically, Philosophically, Politically, Geographically
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat major, “The Joke
Osvaldo Golijov: Mariel
Schumann: String Quartet No. 1

1 PM–2 PM
Martinů: Nonet No. 2
Janáček: Suite for Strings
Q&A with James Bagwell, conductor of Candide

2 PM–3 PM
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasilerias No. 5

3 PM–4 PM
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

4 PM–5 PM
Brass selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story Suite
Newly-commissioned brass quintets written by Bard College Conservatory of Music composers Corey Chang and Jackson Spargur


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Domestic Music Making in Russia

Aug 18 at the Bard Music Festival

The Tsar's Bride

Aug 19 at the Bard Music Festival

Mahler & The Feminine Ideal

Sep 30 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brahms & England

Oct 6 & 7 at the Fisher Center

Copland's Lincoln Portrait

Nov 3 & 4 at the Fisher Center

Chopin, Delacroix & The Romantic Impulse

Nov 18 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Russian Evolution: From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glière

Dec 12 at the Fisher Center

The Romantic Hero

Feb 9 & 10 at the Fisher Center

Verdi's Requiem

Apr 6 & 7 at the Fisher Center

De Profundis: Out of the Depths

Apr 27 & 28 at the Fisher Center

Abstraction in Music & Art

May 19 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art