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The Orchestra Now Returns to Bard College at Simon's Rock
12:18PM / Monday, November 14, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Orchestra Now, the orchestra and master's degree program founded by Bard College president, conductor, educator, and music historian Leon Botstein, returns to Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington on Nov. 20 at 3 PM. 
 
The free performance is led by assistant conductor Andrés Rivas and marks the Orchestra's fifth visit to Simon's Rock and the first one since 2017.
 
The concert opens with Ukrainian composer Fiodor Yakimenko's lyric poem dedicated to Rimsky-Korsakov; followed by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jacob Druckman's "Prism," and Ives' overture to his never-written opera "1776." 
 
The afternoon concludes with "Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony." 
 
Tickets for this concert are FREE, advance RSVP suggested at eventbrite.com. Masking for the audience is recommended, but not required. 
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