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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Dec 14th, 2015

Bard College’s A Winter Songfest at the Sosnoff Theater headed by soprano Dawn Upshaw offered a two-part program: the first half sampled Europe from the seventeenth to the twentieth century (opera...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Dec 6th, 2015

The Bard College Conservatory of Music presented an all-Romantic program on Sunday afternoon with fog swirling about Sosnoff Theater. They opened with Czech composer Vitӗzslav Novák’s In the Tatra Mountains...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2015

Lynda Youmans, whose paintings can now be seen in the upstairs gallery at the Merritt Bookstore, began painting seriously only a few years ago.  Although she used to draw...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Tue Dec 1st, 2015

Melvin Chen, assistant Dean at Yale’s School of Music, performed at Bard’s Bitó Building on the last evening of November. He offered a program of what I would call “Lyricism...

by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Mon Nov 30th, 2015
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Wed Nov 25th, 2015

It was Peter Serkin, pianist and a faculty member at Bard’s Music Conservatory, who wanted conservatory students to become conversant with the chamber music of Haydn. Serkin curates a series of noon time...

by Kimberly Feltkamp in Arts & Music
Mon Nov 23rd, 2015

Pianist Melvin Chen, founding associate director of the Bard Conservatory, has performed in major venues in the United States and abroad. He now teaches piano at the Yale School of...

Sat Nov 21st, 2015

Jacqueline de Ribes once said,  “Elegance is an attitude, a frame of mind. The attitude of elegance is also a way of behaving.”

When it comes to elegance the Comtesse...