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Screening of ‘Amadeus’ opens the Met Opera’s Summer HD Festival

Metropolitan Opera

http://www.metopera.org/user-information/summer-hd-festival/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The Met’s annual Summer HD Festival of free outdoor opera screenings on Lincoln Center Plaza returns for its eighth season. The series will present ten performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of movie-theater transmissions; and ...

Mostly Mozart Festival
Mozart Dances: Twenty-Seven 
Mark Morris Dance Group
Mark Morris, choreographer
Louis Langrée, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Venue: New York State Theater
Photographer: Stephanie Berger
Date Photographed: 16 Aug 2006
The Mostly Mozart  Festival presents the Mark Morris Dance Group performing "Mozart Dances" in a World Premiere with Louis Langree conductor of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra  and Emanuel Ax on Piano, at the New York State Theater on August 16, 2006.
The 3 dances were:
"Eleven" - Women in Black long see through dress-female soloist is Lauren Grant- short woman in black dress
"Double"- Men in White shirts , women in white long skirts, 
Male soloist is Joe Bowie (in black jacket)
"Twenty-seven"- dancers in white outfits
Credit:  ©Stephanie Berger

Mark Morris Dance Group in ‘Mozart Dances’ Concludes the Mostly Mozart Festival

David H. Koch Theater

http://mostlymozart.org/events/mark-morris-dance-group-mozart-dances

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Photo: Mark Morris Dance Group

Ten years ago, on the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth, Lincoln Center commissioned Mark Morris’s Mozart Dances. Hailed as a masterpiece and “one of Mr. Morris’s grandest achievements” (New York Times), Mozart Dances ...

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Two Massive Days for Summerstage’s Charlie Parker Festival at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park

While saxophonist Charlie “Yardbird” Parker lived a relatively short life (he died at the age of 34 in 1955), his presence as the co-founder of bebop still looms large over the jazz world. He’s heralded as a genius hero who brought jazz into the freedom vanguard after being ...

International Contemporary Ensemble
Photo credit: ©Armen Elliott

Review: The International Contemporary Ensemble in a No-Mozart Concert Full ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, August 24, 2016 It’s truly wonderful that the Mostly Mozart Festival routinely expands its purview to include decidedly non-Mozartean events like concerts by the International Contemporary Ensemble. That renowned new music group has commissioned fifty world premieres for this year’s ...

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Montreal's OSM Concludes Couche-Tard Virée Classique with Record Attendance

Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, August 24, 2016 This week, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and its music director Kent Nagano concluded a marathon four-day music festival that attracted some of classical music's brightest stars and well over 60,000 Canadians in celebration of the city's rich classical ...

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra; Louis Langrée, conductor; 
Mostly Mozart Festival; Free Preview Concert;  Saturday, July 27, 2013;  7:30 PM at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center; New York, NY. 
PHOTO CREDIT: Richard Termine

Review: Mostly Mozart's C-minor Mass and Requiem—A Study in ...

By Jose Andrade, Contributing Writer, August 23, 2016 Of Mozart's 60-plus sacred choral works, two of the most popular are his Great Mass in C minor and his Requiem in D minor.  Any choral performance presenting either the Requiem or the Great Mass is the highlight of ...

Hands of Stone

'Hands of Stone' Showcases Two-Fisted Performances

Thelma Adams, Film Editor, August 23, 2016 Edgar Ramirez. Robert DeNiro.  To watch the mega-masculine actors spar in the boxing biopic Hands of Stone -- the story of Panamanian fighter Roberto Duran and his aging American trainer Ray Arcel -- is to revel in two nimble performers ...

Summer HD Festival

See a Metropolitan Opera performance for FREE at the Summer ...

The Met’s annual Summer HD Festival of free outdoor opera screenings on Lincoln Center Plaza returns for its eighth season. The series will present ten performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of movie-theater transmissions; and for the third year in ...

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra 2011
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Review: Mostly Mozart's 'Idomeneo'—an Epic Opera in a Chamber ...

By Jose Andrade, Contributing Writer, August 22, 2016 Opera comes in many sizes—Mostly Mozart's Idomeneo last Thursday night was a grand opera seria performed in an almost chamber setting in Alice Tully Hall. With the exception of conductor René Jacobs, every artist in this Idomeneo was ...

Bird lives

Jazz Notes: Bird Lives Forever—Modern Graffiti Makes Its Debut ...

By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, August 22, 2016 Modern graffiti was born when bebop king Charlie Parker tragically died at the age of 34 on March 12, 1955. While the jazz saxophonist nicknamed Yardbird (or Bird for short) lived a relatively brief life, his legacy as the co-founder of ...

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Jazz Notes: 'Enjoy the View'—The Final Recording by Jazz ...

By Dan Ouellette, ZEAL Senior Editor, August 19, 2016 In 2014 NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson made his triumphant return to Blue Note Records, where the virtuoso vibraphonist had started his career in the early ‘60s, with the superb album, Enjoy the View. He had recorded a dozen ...

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Jazz Notes: California Dreamer Jazz Master Vibraphone Virtuoso Bobby Hutcherson ...

By Dan Ouellette, ZEAL Senior Editor, August 19, 2016 The jazz world lost a legend on Monday when 75-year-old vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson passed away at the home that he built in northern California, losing his long fight against emphysema. He had been awarded with the prestigious National ...

Broadway

NYC Broadway Week offers 2 for 1 ticket deals

This year's NYC Broadway Week runs September 5th to 18th. It will feature longtime favorites as well as brand-new openings—this deal is a real showstopper. What it means is you are able to purchase two-for-one tickets to some of the best shows hitting the ...

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

Michael Urie in ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’ at Westside Theatre only on Monday night

Westside Theatre

http://westsidetheatre.com/

407 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

It has been called a play. But it’s a lively, global sensation that no-one is allowed to talk about. Its award-winning playwright, Nassim Soleimanpour, is Iranian. His words have escaped censorship and are awaiting your audience. Slyly humorous and audaciously pointed, this ‘theater ...

met opera il travotore

‘Il Trovatore’ with Anna Netrebko at Met Opera’s Summer HD Festival

Metropolitan Opera

http://www.metopera.org/user-information/summer-hd-festival/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

This Verdi opera boasts a star-studded cast led by opera superstar Anna Netrebko as  she continues to expand the roles she sings at the Met with this production.  The closest thing that the Met has to a house soprano is joined by tenor Younghoon Lee and ...

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The Final Day of Summerstage’s Charlie Parker Festival at Tompkins Square

The finale of the five-day Charlie Parker bash at Tompkins Square Park features a well-rounded array of artists, ranging from renowned veterans drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Dave Holland teaming with go-to pianist Jason Moran to up-and-coming saxophonist Grace Kelly. Just as impressive, ...

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‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ at Met Opera’s Summer HD Festival

Metropolitan Opera

www.metopera.org

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

James Levine conducts one of Mozart’s most memorable scores, with an ensemble of rising stars and Met veterans including Amanda Majeski, Marlis Petersen, Isabel Leonard, Peter Mattei, and Ildar Abdrazakov. Director Richard Eyre’s elegant production sets the ...

Manus X Machina

Last Weeks for Manus X Machina At The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/manus-x-machina

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The Costume Institute’s spring 2016 exhibition explores how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear.

With more than 170 ensembles dating from the early 20th century to the present, the ...

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Percussion Rules at Rite of Summer Music Festival on Governors Island

Colonels' Row, Governors Island

http://riteofsummer.com

Rite of Summer Music Festival concludes its sixth annual season with more than 70 percussionists coming together to perform John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit. Greg Saunier of Deerhoof and Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs will join members ...

Global by Design Chinese Ceramics

Global by Design: Chinese Ceramics from the R. Albuquerque Collection At The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/global-by-design

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Global by Design will focus on the period—from the late 16th to the 18th century—when Chinese porcelain became a global luxury, transforming both the European ceramic industry and styles of dining and drinking. Featuring 60 exquisite and unusual pieces, this presentation will challenge the ...

Unfinished

Unfinished At The Met Breuer

The Met Breuer

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/unfinished

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

This exhibition addresses a subject critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Beginning with the Renaissance masters, this scholarly and innovative exhibition examines the term “unfinished” in its broadest possible sense, including works left ...

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