American Symphony to Sample Wagner Operas at Bard College

ASO Music Director Leon Botstein

ASO Music Director Leon Botstein

(ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.) – From a vision of the Holy Grail to the longing for and redemption of love, Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra will perform pieces of Richard Wagner’s most famous operatic works at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, the final concert of the 2012–13 season, on Friday, April 19, 2013, and Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 8 p.m., with a preconcert talk at 7 p.m. The program includes Lohengrin: Preludes to Acts I and III; Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod, and Die Walküre: Act I, featuring Julie Makerov, soprano; Richard Cox, tenor; and Peter Volpe, bass.

The ASO is the resident orchestra of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, where it appears in a winter subscription series as well as in Bard’s annual SummerScape and Bard Music Festival.

Individual tickets are $25, $30, $35, and $40. Call 845-758-7900 or visit the Fisher Center website at Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts to purchase tickets or for further information.

 

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