Simon's Rock Dance Program to Perform Concert With Berkshire Children's Chorus

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Bard College at Simon's Rock's Dance Program will perform their fall concert this Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the McConnell Theater at the Daniel Arts Center. 
 
They will perform "A Story for the Season: The Ballerina and the Clown."
 
The concert includes choreography by students, alumni, faculty, and staff including: Anna Cha, Liam Coote, Zoe Coote, Izzy Filkins, Kati Garcia-Renart, Lydia Helmstadter, Fiona Scruggs, Roshni Sharma, and Rowan Truman.
 
Seats are first come, first served. Reservations are encouraged here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-2022-dance-concert-tickets-450834226307
 
Masks are required. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. 
 
The concert will start with individual sets of music presented by Berkshire Children's Chorus, Simon's Rock Chorus, and Simon's Rock Madrigal Ensemble. The second half of the program will bring Berkshire Children's Chorus together with Simon's Rock Chorus and Dance students to tell the story of "The Ballerina and the Clown" – a multi-movement work by Libby Larsen (b. 1950) that was inspired by the storytelling and paper cuttings of Hans Christian Andersen. Singers will be accompanied by harp and the performance features multi-media projections and new choreography.
 
The performance features: Ryan LaBoy, conductor, Kati Garcia-Renart, choreographer, Elizabeth Morse, harp, Manon Hutton-DeWys, piano.
 
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