Natalie Merchant to Perform Bard College Benefit Concert, Previewed with WKZE "Parlour Session"
Natalie Merchant performs a special one-off concert at the Fisher Center's Sosnoff Theater at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Saturday night. Merchant will be joined by the Bard College Conservatory of Music Orchestra and conductor James Bagwell in performing songs from her 2010 Nonesuch debut album, Leave Your Sleep, as well as favorite songs from throughout her career. This special concert is a benefit for the Bard College Conservatory of Music's Scholarship Fund and the Preparatory Division.
You can catch a sneak peek of what's to come when Merchant performs an intimate live set at the historic Elmendorph Inn in Red Hook, New York, today at 12 PM ET, as part of local radio station WKZE's Parlour Session series. Tune in to WKZE to hear the session broadcast live online at wkze.com.
Natalie Merchant recently appeared on public radio station WAMC, out of Albany, New York, to talk about this weekend's concert. In his introduction to the interview, WAMC host Joe Donahue describes Leave Your Sleep as "just plain beautiful." You can listen to that segment at publicbroadcasting.net.
For more information on Saturday's concert and the Bard College Conservatory, visit fishercenter.bard.edu. To pick up a copy of Leave Your Sleep, with high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the complete album included at checkout, head to the Nonesuch Store now.