Bard Conservatory Orchestra to tour Cuba

The Bard College Conservatory of Music Orchestra will tour Cuba in June.

The trip is set for June 3-10 and will include concerts conducted by Leon Botstein who, in addition to being president of Bard College in Annandale, is principal conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra.

The trip to Cuba will include performances in Cienfuegos, Santa Clara and Havana.

Collaborations with Cuban artists; a side-by-side chamber concert with the first all-female string orchestra in Latin America; and chamber music reading sessions with young musicians are also on the itinerary.

John W. Barry, Poughkeepsie Journal

March 30, 2016

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