The Orchestra Now debuts at Bard with Weinberg premiere

Leon Botstein (photo by Ric Kallaher)

Leon Botstein (photo by Ric Kallaher)

The Orchestra Now (TÕN), a new Master’s degree program and training orchestra founded by Bard College, will launch its inaugural performance season at Bard College’s Fisher Center with two fall programs in October and November. Bard president and TÕN conductor Leon Botstein will lead the Orchestra of 37 young graduate musicians from around the world and cellist Rylan Gajek in the opening concerts on Saturday, October 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 25 at 3 p.m. The program includes symphonies by Beethoven and Shostakovich and the US premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Cello Concerto.

Tickets cost $25 to $35 and are available by calling the box office at (845) 758-7900, in person at the Sosnoff Theater box office or by visiting the website at https://fishercenter.bard.edu. Bard College is located in Annandale-on-Hudson.

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