The Orchestra Now presents "Verdi's Requiem" conducted by Leon Botstein. The Orchestra Now (TON) is a group of vibrant young musicians from across the globe who are making orchestral music relevant to 21st-century audiences. They are lifting the curtain on the musicians’ experience and sharing their unique personal insights in a welcoming environment. Hand-picked from the world’s leading conservatories—including The Juilliard School, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Royal Conservatory of Brussels, and the Curtis Institute of Music—the members of TON are not only thrilling audiences with their critically acclaimed performances, but also enlightening curious minds by giving on-stage introductions and demonstrations, writing concert notes from the musicians’ perspective, and having one-on-one discussions with patrons during intermissions. This Saturday night performance includes: Verdi: Requiem performed with members of the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, the Bard College Chamber Singers & the Bard Festival Chorale The concert will last approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.