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Bard’s Botstein talks of comic kings, education priorities

NEW YORK — Every summer, any New Yorker with an ounce of cultural curiosity heads up the Hudson River to Bard College and its annual festival.

This is the leafy domain of the unusual Leon Botstein, who is not only Bard’s president but music chief of the American Symphony Orchestra. That Bard comes with a Frank Gehry-designed theater only adds to the luster of the place.

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