The Dream of Gerontius

Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 8 PM & Sun, Apr 9, 2017, 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

  • Elgar’s choral masterpiece
  • A side-by-side concert featuring The Orchestra Now and musicians from the Bard Conservatory Orchestra
  • Conducted by Leon Botstein; “relentlessly innovative” –The New York Times
  • With mezzo-soprano Sara Murphy, tenor Jonathan Tetelman, and baritone Christopher Burchett
  • Performed with the Bard College Chamber Singers, Vassar College Choir, and Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir

The Music

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Elgar’s choral masterpiece takes its text from the poem by John Henry Cardinal Newman that follows the soul of one pious man as he journeys through death to Judgement and Purgatory.

The Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
SARA MURPHY, mezzo-soprano
JONATHAN TETELMAN, tenor
CHRISTOPHER BURCHETT, baritone
BARD COLLEGE CHAMBER SINGERS
VASSAR COLLEGE CHOIR
CAPPELLA FESTIVA CHAMBER CHOIR
Christine Howlett, director

All artists subject to change.

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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

This concert was supported in part by The Elgar Society.
Elgar Soc logo

Photo by David DeNee

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