De Profundis: Out of the Depths

Sat, Apr 27, 2019, 8 PM & Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 2 PM
Part of the series TŌN at the Fisher Center

at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Sosnoff Theater
in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

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  • Conducted by Leon Botstein
    music director of The Orchestra Now and the American Symphony Orchestra
  • Virgil Thomson De Profundis
    Joachim Raff Psalm 130: De Profundis (U.S. Premiere)
    Lera Auerbach De Profundis (Violin Concerto No. 3)
    Lili Boulanger Psalm 130: Du fond de l’abîme (De Profundis)
  • with the Bard Festival Chorale

More About the Music

Virgil Thomson De Profundis
Ethereal and somber

Joachim Raff Psalm 130: De Profundis
Full of drama and gravity, with moments of romanticism and passionate lyricism

Lera Auerbach De Profundis (Violin Concerto No. 3)
“One of the best violin concertos written in the last decade.” –violinist Vadim Repin

Lili Boulanger Psalm 130: Du fond de l’abîme (De Profundis)
Heart-rending and tragic, with a searing intensity

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Virgil Thomson De Profundis
Bard Festival Chorale
4 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Joachim Raff Psalm 130: De Profundis (U.S. Premiere)
Bard Festival Chorale
40 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Lera Auerbach De Profundis (Violin Concerto No. 3)
36 min

Lili Boulanger Psalm 130: Du fond de l’abîme (De Profundis)
25 min

All timings are approximate. Program subject to change.

More About the Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
Leon Botstein brings a renowned career as both a conductor and educator to his role as music director of The Orchestra Now. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992, artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival since their creation, and president of Bard College since 1975.
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BARD FESTIVAL CHORALE
The Bard Festival Chorale was formed in 2003 as the resident choir of the Bard Music Festival. It consists of the finest ensemble singers from New York City and surrounding areas.
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Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Virgil Thomson De Profundis

Joachim Raff Psalm 130: De Profundis

Lili Boulanger Psalm 130: Du fond de l’abîme (De Profundis)

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