Bard College Fisher Center
This is the first Bard Music Festival, Carlos Chávez and his World, to be devoted to music from south of the border. Up here, Central and South Americans were much more prominent in the classical music world in Chávez's time (1899-1978) than they are in the present. Today most concert-goers see this music through the window of Gustavo Dudamel and all his good works, and El Sistéma from which he emerged, is all the rage among music educators, possibly destined to become something like a Suzuki method of the twenty-first century.
Fisher Center presents a Weekend of Brahms
Sosnoff Theater, Fisher Center for the Arts
Friday, April 15 – Saturday, April 16, 2011
Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (1880)
A German Requiem, Op. 45 (1865–68)
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