The Romantic Hero

Sat, Feb 9, 2019, 8 PM & Sun, Feb 10, 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
  • Wagner Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
    Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
    R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

More About the Music

Wagner Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
A vigorous introduction to the opera; opens with daybreak

Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
A turbulent and ferocious ride

R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)
Sweeping and sumptuous

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Richard Wagner Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
12 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
25 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)
42 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

Wagner Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung

Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini

R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

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