It was over 56 years ago that conductor Claude Monteux elevated the orchestra to a fully-professional ensemble, renaming it the Hudson Valley Philharmonic.

The MET Live in HD

From the Metropolitan Opera House

The Bardavon is pleased to present The Met: Live in HD. An award-winning series of live, high-definition performance transmissions, which are broadcast to over 900 theaters around the world.

Upcoming Events

Met HD: Falstaff (Verdi) Saturday, April 01 2023 at 12:30 pm - Bardavon
The Mavericks Sunday, April 02 at 07:00 pm - UPAC
An Evening with Natalie Merchant Second show added by popular demand! Friday, April 14 at 08:00 pm - Bardavon
Met HD: Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss) Saturday, April 15 at 12:00 pm - UPAC
An Evening with Natalie Merchant Saturday, April 15 at 08:00 pm - Bardavon
Movies from the Balcony: Dazed and Confused (1993) Thursday, April 20 at 07:30 pm - UPAC
Tig Notaro Hello Again Tour Friday, April 21 at 08:00 pm - Bardavon

The Bardavon’s goal is to enrich the lives of children by exposing them to extraordinary theatre, dance and musical programs. These original events and concerts engage young people through creative exploration and active participation. The Bardavon is proud to present the Daytime Performance Series, celebrating over 30 years of presenting programs for young people.


Since 1994 the Bardavon has brought together artists, businesses, and government to produce special community events. These activities draw thousands of residents and visitors to the region annually; provide free access to superb art; and boost community pride, urban revitalization, and cultural tourism.