Bard Conservatory Preparatory Division

When the leaves fall and the weather turns colder, that means it’s time for our Annual Free Family Concert with the Bard Conservatory Preparatory Division! Families and children of all ages are welcome. Kids can sit up front for the best views of our faculty and student performances!

November 18, 2017  | 
Bitó Building on Bard Campus
2017 Fall Benefit

Come enjoy an autumn afternoon at the beautiful Wethersfield Farm & Estate in support of HVCMC. You’ll get a chance to stroll the beautiful gardens, take a tour with Wethersfield’s Master Gardener, and enjoy an exclusive concert in the Carriage House, followed by wine & hors d’oeuvres. Click the “Learn More” button for a video of last year’s benefit at Wethersfield, along with further event details.

October 14, 2017  | 
Wethersfield
2017 June Concert Series

Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 “American”
Paul Hindemith: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 22
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581, with guest clarinetist Alan Kay

June 24, 2017  | 
Olin Hall
2017 June Concert Series

MOZART – SCHUBERT – BRAHMS

*Due to the unavailability of Jaime Laredo of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, the program will be performed by Joseph Kalichstein (piano), Bella Hristova (violin), Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt (viola), and Sharon Robinson (cello). To purchase tickets to this event, click on the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio event on the Fischer Center website.

Franz Schubert:  String Trio in B-Flat Major, D 471
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K 478
Johannes Brahms:  Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

June 17, 2017  | 
Olin Hall
photo: Christian Steiner
2017 June Concert Series

Béla Bartók:  String Quartet No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge

June 3, 2017  | 
Olin Hall
2016 Family Concert

Music lovers of all ages were treated to an afternoon of fabulous music at Bard College’s Bito Auditorium.  Thank you to the Preparatory Division of the Bard Conservatory for once again making our free annual concert such a success, and to our extraordinary musicians who kept a very enthusiastic young audience rapt!

November 19, 2016  | 
Bitó Hall
2016 Fall Benefit

Thanks to all who came out on a beautiful fall day for a garden stroll through the impressive grounds of the Wethersfield Estate and a music program in the Carriage House featuring works from 1880 through 2011 , followed by wine and hors d’oeuvres.

October 15, 2016  | 
Wethersfield
2016 June Concert Series

Mozart: String Quartet in D Major (K.575)
Rachmaninov: Two Movements for String Quartet
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3

June 18, 2016  | 
Olin Hall
2016 June Concert Series

David Ludwig: Titania’s Dream
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor. Op. 67
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

June 11, 2016  | 
Olin Hall
2016 June Concert Series

Schubert: String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 29 (D.804) “Rosamunde”
Bartok: Fourth Quartet
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

June 4, 2016  | 
Olin Hall
Free
2015 Family Concert

The 5th Annual HVCMC/Bard Prep Family Concert was another success! The concert featured Prep students and their teachers performing in Bito Hall. Young children gathered up front, close to the musicians, and afterwards, the audience was invited to meet the performers and see the instruments. As always, donations went to support the Bard Conservatory – Prep Division scholarship fund. Thanks to all of our performers and audience for a fun afternoon.

November 21, 2015  | 
Bitó Hall
2015 June Concert Series

Ludwig van Beethoven: “Kakadu Variations” for Piano Trio, Op. 121a
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50
Antonin Dvořák: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 26

June 27, 2015  | 
Olin Hall
2015 June Concert Series

Jacques Ibert: Two Interludes
Sir Arnold Bax: Elegiac Trio
Maurice Ravel: Sonatine (arranged as “Sonatine en trio” by Carlos Salzedo)
Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu for Harp in D-flat Major, Op. 86
François Devienne: Duo for Flute and Viola in C Minor, Op. 5, No. 3
Claude Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

June 20, 2015  | 
Olin Hall
2015 June Concert Series

Clara Schumann: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22
Robert Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121
Joan Tower: STRING FORCE
John Corigliano: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasie for Violin and Piano

June 13, 2015  | 
Olin Hall
Free
2014 Family Concert

Music lovers of all ages were treated to an afternoon of fabulous music in Bard College’s Bito Auditorium.  Music pieces ranged from Brahms Sontas and pieces by Mozart and Schumann to a lively and joyful selection from The Sound of Music! Thank you to Susan Hinkle Lindner for arranging such a wonderful event, and to our extraordinary musicians:  Nicholas Alton Lewis, Susanne Son, Stella Prince, Luba Poliak, Brian Krinke, Daisy Dundas, Lucy Dhegrae, Gretchen Kamm, Ethan Richman, Slava Koblov and Calvin Walker.  Also, a special thanks to Montgomery Orchards for donating apples for the after-concert snack!

November 8, 2014  | 
Bitó Hall