Copland’s Lincoln Portrait

Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 8 PM & Sun, Nov 4, 2018, 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
  • Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony
    Carter Concerto for Orchestra
    Piston Symphony No. 2
    Copland Lincoln Portrait

More About the Music

Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony
A dreamy haze of childhood memories and nearly-forgotten tunes

Carter Concerto for Orchestra
Arresting, demanding, and original

Piston Symphony No. 2
Vigorous and soaring

Copland Lincoln Portrait
Stirring and timeless; a masterful tribute

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Charles Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony
9 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Elliott Carter Concerto for Orchestra
22 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Walter Piston Symphony No. 2
26 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Aaron Copland Lincoln Portrait
15 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.
>Full Bio

Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony

Carter Concerto for Orchestra

Piston Symphony No. 2

Copland Lincoln Portrait

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