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

Jeff Beck: Live in Concert Thursday, October 13 at 07:30 pm - UPAC
Met HD: Medea (Cherubini) Saturday, October 22 at 01:00 pm - Bardavon
Revel 32° – 2022 Halloween Bash with live music from 80’s Diva Mixtape featuring Simi Stone! Saturday, October 29 at 07:30 pm - Revel 32°
On the Big Screen – Metropolis (1927) with Peter Krasinski on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Saturday, October 29 at 07:30 pm - Bardavon
Jack DeJohnette with Dave Holland & Jason Moran Presented by ShapeShifter Plus & Bardavon Presents Saturday, October 29 at 08:00 pm - Woodstock Playhouse
On the Big Screen – Harriet (2019) Celebrating the Harriet Tubman statue in Kingston Saturday, November 05 at 03:00 pm - UPAC

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.