Fisher Center Season Finale

Sat, Apr 23, 2016, 8 PM–10:30 PM & Sun, Apr 24, 2016, 3 PM–5:30 PM

THE RICHARD B. FISHER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT BARD COLLEGE, SOSNOFF THEATER, ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY
Part of the series TŌN at the Fisher Center

–The Orchestra Now’s season finale at Bard
–Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Ives, & two world premieres by Bard students Tamzin Elliott ’16 & Daniel Zlatkin ’16
–Conducted by Leon Botstein; “peerlessly adventurous” –The New York Times

Program

Ives: Three Places in New England
Layered and hymnal; one of the first American pieces played outside of the country

Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
Elegant and lively; the original cellist had a large role in revising the composition

Daniel Zlatkin ’16: Climb (World Premiere)
Climb is a journey, and an elegy. There is darkness in the music, but also glowing, and ascension.

Tamzin Elliott ’16: Daughters Concerto (World Premiere)
Thoughtful and sensual; this is a feminist work

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
Mythic and lush; the ‘swan-call’ motif has been quoted by musicians like John Coltrane and Gorillaz

Artists

Video

Ives – Three Places in New England

Tchaikovsky – Rococo Variations

Sibelius – Symphony No. 5

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