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Tickets for Bard SummerScape 2013 Now on Sale

Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. – Tickets for Bard SummerScape 2013 go on sale today, Monday, February 18.  The seven-week festival (July 6 – Aug 18) explores the life and times of Igor Stravinsky with a wide-ranging lineup of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret, keyed to the theme of the 24th annual Bard Music Festival, Stravinsky and His World. Presented in the striking Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, and other venues on Bard College’s bucolic Hudson River campus, the festival opens on July 6 with the first of two performances of A Rite (2013) by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company, and closes on August 18 with a party in Bard’s beloved Spiegeltent.  Highlights of this season’s offerings include the first fully-staged American production of Sergey Taneyev’s opera Oresteia (July 26 – Aug 4); the world premiere of an original stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s seminal novel The Master and Margarita (July 11 – 21); a film festival titled “Between Traditions: Stravinsky’s Legacy and Russian Émigré Cinema” (July 12 – Aug 3); and the two weekends of the Bard Music Festival (Aug 9 – 11 and Aug 16 – 18). Together, SummerScape’s offerings will continue Bard’s yearlong tenth-anniversary celebrations for the Frank Gehry-designed Fisher Center, which commence with a month of special performances in April.
SummerScape 2013: key performance dates by genre
Bard Music Festival, Weekend One: “Becoming Stravinsky: From St. Petersburg to Paris” (Aug 9–11)
Bard Music Festival, Weekend Two: “Stravinsky Re-invented: From Paris to Los Angeles” (Aug 16–18)
Round-trip coach transportation from Manhattan to Bard is available on July 7, 13, 14, 21, 26, and 28, and August 4, 9, 11, 16, and 18, for particular Sosnoff Theater performances. A fare will be charged and reservations are required for coach transportation. Check the website for schedules and details or call the box office at 845-758-7900.
Sergey Taneyev: Oresteia
Sosnoff Theater
July 26* and Aug 2 at 7 pm
July 28*, 31, and Aug 4* at 3 pm
Tickets: $30, 60, 70, 90
Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita (adaptation)
Theater Two
July 11, 12, 13*, 18, 19, and 20 at 7:30 pm
July 14*, 17, 20, and 21* at 3 pm
Tickets: $45
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company: A Rite
July 6 at 8 pm and July 7* at 3 pm
Sosnoff Theater
Tickets: $25, 40, 45, 55
* Round-trip transportation from Manhattan to Bard is available for this performance. The round-trip fare is $40 and reservations are required.
“Between Traditions: Stravinsky’s Legacy and Russian Émigré Cinema”
July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26; Aug 2 and 3 at 7 pm
July 13, 20, 21, 27; Aug 3 at 2 pm
July 14 at 3pm
July 21 at 5:30 pm
July 27 at 6:30 pm
July 27 and Aug 2 at 9 pm
Ottaway Film Center
Tickets: $12
Live Music, Cabaret, Family Performances, and Festival Salon
Prices vary
Bard SummerScape ticket information
For tickets and further information on all SummerScape events, call the Fisher Center box office at 845-758-7900 or visit
Bard SummerScape:
Bard Music Festival:
Tickets: [email protected]; or by phone at 845-758-7900
Updates: Bard’s “e-members” get all the news in regular updates.  Click here to sign up, or send an e-mail to [email protected].
All program information is subject to change.
The 2013 SummerScape season is made possible in part through the generous support of the Board of The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, the Board of the Bard Music Festival, and the Friends of the Fisher Center, as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.


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