Fisher Center, Concert 1

Sat, Oct 24, 2015, 8 PM–10:35 PM & Sun, Oct 25, 2015, 3 PM–5:35 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

–Bard’s newest orchestra debuts at the Fisher Center
–Beethoven, Prokofiev, & Weinberg
–Conducted by Leon Botstein; “peerlessly adventurous” –The New York Times

Program

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Filled with humor and vitality, power and depth

Mieczysław Weinberg: Cello Concerto
Wistful and daring; reflects his yearning to rebuild harmony after WWII

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11
Illustrates the 1905 Bloody Sunday in Russia; contains many revolutionary melodies of the time

Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
RYLAN GAJEK ’16cello