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Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Baroque band ACRONYM—an "outstanding young early-music string ensemble" (The New Yorker)—is dedicated to giving modern premieres of the wild instrumental music of the seventeenth century. Faculty member Robert Osborne, bass-baritone, joins ACRONYM in vocal works by Valentini, Rosenmüller, Capricornus, and Ebner. Skinner Hall, 8 pm.  845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=109348
Concert
Lakeville, CT: Hotchkiss School: Pianist Leonel Morales performs with Hotchkiss Orchestra, a 52-piece student ensemble conducted by Fabio Witkowski, Chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department and director of the music program. Works by Beethoven and Chopin, accompanied by the Hotchkiss Orchestra.7 pm, free. 860-435-4423  http://www.hotchkiss.org/arts

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Vassar College & Community Wind Ensemble. James Osborn, conductor. Skinner Hall, 3 pm, free. 845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=109364

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Bard College Conservatory of Music students perform an hour-long program at noon. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building. 845-758-719  http://bard.edu/conservatory

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Recital
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Senior Recital: Emily Drossell, soprano. Music of Mozart, Duparc, Strauss, Griffes, Flaherty, and others. Assisted by Susan Brown, piano. Skinner Hall, 1:30 pm, free. https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=109365  845 437-7294
Concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Vassar College Orchestra. Eduardo Navega, conductor. Skinner Hall, 8 pm. free. 845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=109366

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Recital
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Faculty Recital: Thomas Sauer, piano. Featuring J.S. Bach's magnificent French Overture BWV 831, works by Mendelssohn, American composer, Peter Lieberson, and études by Chopin, Liszt, Abrahamsen and Ligeti. Skinner Hall, 3 pm, free.

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Bard College Conservatory Orchestra. Mark Russell Smith, guest conductor and Dawn Upshaw, soprano. Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater. Samuel Barber Symphony in One Movement, Op. 9; Oliver Knussen “Requiem—Songs for Sue”; Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition. Sosnoff Theater, 8 pm. 845-758-6822  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/BCOM-March-2019/
Concert
Annandale: Bard College Conservatory Orchestra: Mark Russell Smith, guest conductor and Dawn Upshaw, soprano. Samuel Barber Symphony in One Movement, Op. 9; Oliver Knussen, Requiem—Songs for Sue; Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition. Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater, 8 pm. 845-758-6822,  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/BCOM-March-2019/

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

Concert
Annandale: Bard College Conservatory Visiting Artists: Tony Arnold, soprano, and Gábor Csalog, piano, perform György Kurtág's The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza, Op.7. György Kurtág's (b. 1926)The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza, Op. 7, for soprano and piano (1963–-68) has been described as the most significant piece of music composed in Hungary since the death of Bartók in 1945. Péter Bornemisza was a persecuted reform preacher in sixteenth-century Hungary who wrote about moral duty, sin, fear and death. The cantata is divided into four sections: Confession, Sin, Death and Spring. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building Introductory remarks by Peter Laki, visiting associate professor of music. 3 pm. 845-758-719  http://bard.edu/conservatory.

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Concert: Wu Man and Friends. World-renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man offers an exciting evening of music combining traditional Chinese instrumentation with world music and Western jazz inflected elements. Performing with her will be Han Mei on zheng. Edward Perez on bass, and Kaoru Watanabe on Japanese flute and drum. Free to the public. This event is being held in conjunction with our conference Tradition and Discovery: Teaching Chinese Music in the West. 8 pm. 845-758-6822  http://www.bard.edu/news/events/event/?eid=135678&date=1552348800