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Tristan und Isolde with Nina Stemme Opens the Metropolitan Opera’s Season

The Metropolitan Opera

http://www.metopera.org/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

There are at least two indisputable reasons you should take in the Met‘s new Mariusz Treliński production of Tristan und Isolde: Sir Simon Rattle and Nina Stemme. Rattle, who is not seen ...

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‘Fall for Dance Festival’ at New York City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/

131 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019

Experience the very best the dance world has to offer at the 13th annual Fall for Dance Festival, where you’ll see world-renowned companies performing alongside daring new artists. The Festival’s five programs feature three world ...

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Chanteuse Somi Performs With Her Quartet at Baryshnikov Arts Center’s Jerome Robbins Theater

Baryshnikov Arts Center

http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/somi

450 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018

The Baryshnikov Arts Center,founded by dance icon Mikhail Baryshnikov celebrates its annual Fall Fete on September 26 to raise funds to continue its impressive operation of performances and residencies. Each year it supports BAC residencies to a wide variety of artists, from dance to song, to ...

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Java Joints To Get You Jivin' — 5 great places for coffee ...

By Danielle Zickl, Contributing Writer, September 22, 2016 Coffee is life—plain and simple. Here in New York City, you’re never far from a Starbucks. But if you’re willing to hunt a little, you’ll find some amazing coffee shops where the baristas will know ...

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The Frick Collection sponsors a "College Night" this Friday

This Friday, September 23rd, undergraduate and graduate students are invited to a special evening at the Frick — for free! Bring friends, meet new people, and discover great works of art in a beautiful Gilded Age mansion. The night’s festivities include live music, gallery talks, ...

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Jazz Star Cécile McLorin Salvant Joins Opera Superstar Nina ...

Leading artists in jazz, opera and classical music join forces this season for rare and philanthropic events that promise to provide a truly unique experience for music lovers. Taking a nod from Mostly Mozart's A Little Night Music, this series offers intensely intimate concerts, hosted ...

Soprano Nina Stemme as Isolde in Met Opera's Tristan und Isolde

The Metropolitan Opera: Highlights and Complete List of the 2016/2017 Season

Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, September 20, 2016 Fall is almost here and with it another New York opera season anchored by the Metropolitan Opera. In an interview with ZEALnyc, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb spoke of the importance of reinvigorating the Met's productions with works ...

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Go to a museum for FREE This Saturday

Are you one of those people who is always thinking 'you should make time to go attend that new exhibit at your favorite museum' but then the exhibit closes before you get there?  Or maybe there's a museum you've always thought about checking out, but ...

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The Metropolitan Opera's General Manager Peter Gelb in an Exclusive ...

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, September 19, 2016 Another season is here and New York City performing institutions brace for the challenges ahead. Audience engagement and ticket sales are the goal, and for a number of institutions, that becomes more difficult as subscribers age and attention ...

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Five New Musicals Find Their Way to Broadway This Season

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, September 16, 2016 The upcoming New York theater season is shaping up to be a very busy one, at least in terms of new musicals aiming for a Broadway bow. As of this writing, there are already nine new musicals scheduled to ...

NY Phil and Jaap van Zweden To Open the Rare 2020 ...

Yes, there is a Mahler festival. And it is, in fact, rare. Held every twenty-five years, the festival is hosted in Amsterdam by The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as a tribute to the towering composer of ten monumental and popular symphonies. The New York Philharmonic will ...

Little Italy

Be Italian — It's 'San Gennaro' Time!

All New Yorkers know about the San Gennaro Festival. Although technically 'The Feast of San Gennaro" is a faith-based celebration honoring the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, it has grown to become a much-loved time to celebrate all things Italian. This will be the 90th ...

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Review: NYCO Presents a Historically Interesting Double-Bill of 'Aleko' and ...

By Jose Andrade, Contributing Writer, September 13, 2016 New York City Opera's history during the 21st century has been filled with volatility, misfortune and drama worthy of an opera. On September 8 (their first full season in four years) they opened with a double-bill of one act operas: ...

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From the Imperial Theater: Chinese Opera Costumes of the 18th and 19th Centuries At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Drawn entirely from The Met collection, this exhibition examines these luxury textiles from artistic and technical points of view. It is organized in two rotations. The first focuses on costumes used in dramas based on historical events; and the second will feature ...

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Falsettos Begins Previews This Week

Walter Kerr Theatre

https://www.broadway.org/broadway-theatres/details/walter-kerr-theatre,32

219 West 48th Street Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

As Marvin struggles to create a “tight-knit family” out of his eclectic array of core relationships (including his ex-wife, his new boyfriend, his adolescent son, his psychiatrist, and his neighbors) amidst a series of monumental life changes, he is forced to reckon ...

BAM - Battlefield

Peter Brooks invades with his ‘Battlefield’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music

BAM Harvey Theater

http://www.bam.org/

651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Thirty years after his legendary sunset-to-sunrise production of The Mahabharata consecrated the BAM Harvey stage, director Peter Brook returns with Battlefield, a breathtaking distillation of the central story in the ancient Sanskrit poem. In the wake of an apocalyptic civil ...

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A Space Transformed For A Two-Week Series At The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

A quadrille is an 18th century dance performed in a rectangular configuration and viewed from four sides. To kick off its 2016/17 season, The Joyce Theater will be transformed for the NY Quadrille, a sensational two-week engagement created by renowned ...

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Grammy-Winning Vocalist Catherine Russell Sings Praise to Harlem at Dizzy’s Generations in Jazz Festival

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http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/172907/catherine-russell-harlem-on-my-mind/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

One of jazz’s remarkable Grammy-winning vocals heroes in recent years, Catherine Russell has enjoyed quite a storied career, from touring with David Bowie as a band member from 2002-2004 to launching her own solo career in 2006 that has yielded six albums (including the new album being ...

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Crochet Coral Reef: Toxic Seas at Museum of Arts and Design

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS celebrates the tenth anniversary of the “Crochet Coral Reef” (2005–present), an ongoing project by sisters Margaret and Christine Wertheim and their Los Angeles–based organization, the Institute For Figuring. Mixing crocheted yarn with plastic trash, the ...

BAM - The Hunger

An opera about the Great Famine in Ireland is the subject of ‘The Hunger’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music

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http://www.bam.org/

30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Underdog history comes to life through new music and old Irish songs in composer Donnacha Dennehy’s opera about the Great Famine of 1845-52, rooted in Asenath Nicholson’s harrowing first-person account in Annals of the Famine in Ireland. Featuring acclaimed ensemble Alarm Will Sound ...

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Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Beacon Theatre

Tedeschi Trucks Band led by the husband-and-wife duo of guitarist and vocalist Susan Tedeschi and slide guitarist Derek Trucks bring their music to a six-night residency at the Beacon Theatre on September 30, October 1, October 4, October 5, October 7, ...