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Ian Hobson in the Complete Piano Works of Debussy and Ravel at SubCulture

SubCulture

https://www.ianhobsonsubculture.com

45 Bleeker Street, NYC 10012

The immensely versatile and renowned pianist Ian Hobson, whose playing has been described by Gramophone as “intensely alive to expressive nuance, textural clarity and elastic shaping,” will perform a six-recital cycle of the complete solo piano works of Debussy and Ravel at New York’s ...

Misha Dichter, Piano, and In Duo Piano Repertoire With Cipa Dichter at Weill Recital Hall

Entering the sixth decade of a noted global career, Misha Dichter will perform solo piano works by Schubert and Scriabin. With his longtime collaborator and wife, pianist Cipa Dichter, the Dichter Duo will offer piano duets by Schubert and Copland. Praised for their superbly polished synchronicity ...

Emanuel Ax, Piano, Leonidas Kavakos, Violin, and Yo-Yo Ma, Cello at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/22/emanuel-ax-leonidas-kavakos-yoyo-ma-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Brahms’s piano trios trace his development from a youthful disciple of Schumann to a mature, fully developed master. Over the years, his youthful ardor gives way to autumnal nostalgia, but his magnificent melodies, splashes of gentle humor, and muscular power are constants. The love of Brahms ...

Jazz Notes Intel: Eclectic French Violinist Scott Tixier Soars; Pianist ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, February 22, 2018  (No. 1) In a Saturday early-afternoon conversation, Scott Tixier stresses that he’s beyond busy. “I get distracted easily,” said the rising-star France-born, Brooklyn-based jazz violinist and composer when asked if he were ramping up for a new recording ...

Review: 'At Home At The Zoo' — Albee At His Best

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, February 22, 2018 In Edward Albee’s world, people quarrel, threaten, argue, fight, and struggle against each other. They bite, tussle, demean, condemn. His world is a bleak place, and yet it’s so much fun to be there, at least from ...

Review: Anna Caterina Antonacci Captivates and Conquers in a Rare ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 New York City Opera brings the celebrated Anna Caterina Antonacci to Carnegie Hall for a rare, intimate recital and audiences should run, not walk. It is a privilege to experience vocalism of this caliber, and this former mezzo turned ...

The 30th Anniversary Edition of The Art Show Can Change ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 The Art Show is one of those events that can change how you look at art. This show, now in its thirtieth year, is composed of ADAA (Art Dealers Association of America) members, all with extensive experience in ...

Review: The Met Revives the Rare 'Semiramide' With a Golden ...

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 Offering palace intrigue and plot twists that would make a Trump White House blanch, the Metropolitan Opera tonight revived its beautiful production of Rossini's Semiramide, swathed in blue and gold and filling the house with impressive vocal pyrotechnics. ...

NYC This Week: 2.19.2018

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 This President's Day, take some time to plan a great week of New York City culture. We have some great ideas. Tony Kushner's monumental Angels in America took Broadway by storm in 1993, with its unvarnished examination of AIDS ...

Art Break: LaToya Ruby Frazier Champions the Oppressed Through Photography ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 19, 2018 Art Break knows that art and the act of creating it is a powerful thing. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the pieces of LaToya Ruby Frazier, now at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in upper Manhattan. Her ...

Review: Drama Reigns at the New York Philharmonic, and Not ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, February 16, 2018 Those weren’t boos you heard at Thursday night’s Philharmonic concert at Geffen Hall—they were howls of rage and contempt, and cries of “What an idiot!,” and a shouting-match that might have led to fisticuffs if a ...

Review: The York Theatre's Oy-Vey-Worthy 'Bar Mitzvah Boy'

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 15, 2018 First, let’s all acknowledge a deep debt of gratitude to the venerable York Theatre and their commitment both to fostering new musicals, and to unearthing old ones, polishing them off, and giving them a chance to shine in ...

Review: 'Hey, Look Me Over' Surprises at Encores!

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 13, 2018 As any musical-theater devotee can tell you, Encores! is the annual series of performances at New York City Center of historical musicals that have somehow fallen through the cracks. Every year, Encores! chooses three musicals to resurrect, and each ...

NY Philharmonic: Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances and Copland’s Third Symphony at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/bernstein-symphonic-dances-and-copland-third-symphony

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

This all-American celebration at the Philharmonic has a distinctly red-white-and blue vibe — big-hearted, vital, idealistic — and features some of the best-loved, best-known music by three iconic composers: Barber’s luminous Adagio, Bernstein’s brilliant Symphonic Dances from West Side ...

Dudamel Conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Playing Brahms at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/23/vienna-philharmonic-orchestra-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Lyrical, dramatic, and light-hearted aspects of Brahms’s music are showcased by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. His famous Academic Festival Overture playfully quotes student songs before culminating in the jubilant “Gaudemus igitur.” In warmly melodic music, Brahms shows reverence for ...

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Mahler and Berlioz at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/24/vienna-philharmonic-orchestra-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Mahler didn’t live to complete anything more than the opening Adagio of his Symphony No. 10, but what he left takes the audience on a powerful voyage filled with pathos, including one of the most truly heart-wrenching and terrifying moments in all symphonic music. Berlioz’s Symphonie ...

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Ives and Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/25/vienna-philharmonic-orchestra-0200pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

A mere 20 years separate the composition of these two symphonies, yet their musical journeys take us in completely opposite directions. After a Beethoven-like struggle with Fate, Tchaikovsky’s symphony banishes all doubts with a thrilling, no-holds-barred coda that sets the heart racing. Ives ...

Pianist Mitsuko Uchida In All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/26/mitsuko-uchida-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Beethoven’s presence hovers about Schubert’s C-Minor Sonata, a large-scaled work of restless spirit and austere beauty, while the A-Major Sonata’s genial songlike melodies and relaxed tone recall the composer’s “Trout” Quintet. The Sonata in G Major—a favorite of Schumann’s—is a ...

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Glass at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/27/louisiana-philharmonic-orchestra-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Music inspired by exotic locations and an unconventional concerto are featured in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s debut Carnegie Hall concert. Philip Glass’s Days and Nights in Rocinha is an evocative tribute to the largest favela in Brazil, while La noche de los Mayas—a suite ...

Tenor Piotr Beczała and Pianist Martin Katz at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/02/28/piotr-beczala-martin-katz-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

“Piotr Beczała has the kind of voice you want to hang medals on,” wrote Opera News. “Its luminosity makes many of his fellow lyric tenors, past and present, sound by comparison like flickering candlewicks.” An international opera star of the highest order, Beczała returns to ...

NY Philharmonic: Van Zweden Conducts Brahms & Prokofiev at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/van-zweden-wang-and-prokofiev

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Charismatic Yuja Wang (“She seems to have everything” — The New York Times) performs Brahms’s First Piano Concerto — symphonic, virtuosic, and thrilling. And the Orchestra shines in Prokofiev’s thrilling Fifth Symphony — the composer’s effort at “glorifying the grandeur of the ...

Pianists Daniil Trifonov and Sergei Babayan at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/01/daniil-trifonov-sergei-babayan-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Daniil Trifonov has been lauded for “the ecstatic quality he brings to his performances … that translates into something thrilling, absorbing, inspiring” (Financial Times). The excitement level will be twice as high with a rare opportunity to hear him perform with his mentor Sergei ...

Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ at Le Poisson Rouge

Le Poisson Rouge

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/terry-rileys-in-c-march-1st-2018/

158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

For 14 years straight, Brooklyn’s Darmstadt ensemble has performed its unique interpretation of Terry Riley’s 1964 masterwork, In C, to celebrate its birthday. Cited more than once by the New York Times for its energy and audaciousness, Darmstadt’s version brings together some of the ...

Pianist Mitsuko Uchida In All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/02/mitsuko-uchida-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Mitsuko Uchida—one of the great Schubert interpreters—reveals the sweet, unforced lyricism, depth of emotion, and technical brilliance of the master’s piano sonatas in the first of a two-season exploration of these works. Sudden harmonic shifts make the B-Major Sonata one of Schubert’s most ...

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/04/annesophie-mutter-lambert-orkis-0200pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Anne-Sophie Mutter has been called the “undisputed queen of the violin-playing” (The Times, London). Mutter, however, is not content merely sitting on the throne. She is constantly stretching her repertoire, refining her interpretations of classics and championing new music. On a program that ...

Sō Percussion and JACK Quartet at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/06/so-percussion-jack-quartet-0700pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Two powerhouse new-music ensembles come together for an evening of premieres, including a work by Carnegie Hall’s Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair Philip Glass. The New York Times has said of Sō Percussion, “Through a mix of consummate skill and quirky charm, this mercurial ...

Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/08/pierre-laurent-aimard-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Beethoven’s colossal “Hammerklavier” is the longest and perhaps the most complex of all his sonatas, with a slow movement of rare emotional depth (even by Beethoven’s standards) that prefigures Chopin in its ornamentation. The sonata juxtaposes explosive power, fragile tenderness, and ...

The New York Pops: The Best of Hollywood — Blockbuster Film Scores at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/09/the-new-york-pops-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

The New York Pops takes on the role of the Hollywood studio orchestra, performing iconic themes from some of the biggest box office successes of the silver screen. —Carnegie Hall Performers The New York Pops Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor   Cover photo: Steven Reineke by ...

Quatuor Ebène at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/13/quatuor-ebne-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

“This is a genre made particularly famous by Beethoven, so that anyone who is not Beethoven is scared stiff of it,” wrote Gabriel Fauré of the string quartet. Fauré’s String Quartet in E Minor—his final work—borrows from an unfinished youthful violin concerto and fearlessly explores ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra with Violinist Janine Jensen in NYC Premiere at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/13/the-philadelphia-orchestra-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Ethereal and dramatic, Michel van der Aa’s concerto was specifically written for Janine Jansen, a violinist who meets the many challenges of this stunning music. Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2—a Philadelphia Orchestra specialty—has its own dramatic effects in the final movement, where the ...

LPR Presents: Nils Frahm – All Melody at Knockdown Center

Knockdown Center

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/nils-frahm-knockdown-center-march-15th-2018/

52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378

Nils Frahm had an early introduction to music, learning the piano throughout his childhood. It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of classical pianists from previous generations as well as the music of contemporary composers, before forging his own musical path ...

Alarm Will Sound Plays the Music of Ligeti at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/16/alarm-will-sound-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

György Ligeti’s life was filled with drama. He escaped Nazi extermination in a Jewish labor camp and eventually fled totalitarian oppression at the hands of the liberating Soviets in Hungary. His music’s dense melodic webs and conflicting rhythms—along with a host of other experimental ...

Apollo’s Fire Play Bach and Vivaldi at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/22/apollos-fire-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Some of the Baroque’s most glorious music—particularly works by Bach and Telemann—premiered at Café Zimmermann, the 18th-century Leipzig coffeehouse that hosted performances by the Collegium Musicum, an ensemble made up of the town’s finest musicians. Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland-based ...

Violinists Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman with Pianist Rohan De Silva at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/22/itzhak-perlman-martha-argerich-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Itzhak Perlman joins with friend and long-time collaborator Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Rohan De Silva at Carnegie Hall to perform a very special combination of Baroque, Classical and Romantic music.  —Carnegie Hall Performers Itzhak Perlman, Violin Pinchas Zukerman, Violin and Viola Rohan ...

The Vietnam War: At Home and Abroad at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/24/the-vietnam-war-at-home-and-abroad-0200pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Explore aspects of and reactions to the Vietnam War in this program that features live performances of pop and folk music from the 1960s—from Pete Seeger to Woodstock—coupled with extraordinary photographs and film footage. Narrated by John Monsky, who has created a new form of storytelling in ...

The English Concert Presents Handel’s ‘Rinaldo’ at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/25/the-english-concert-0200pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Handel knew how to put on a show. With Rinaldo, the first Italian opera written for the London stage, he created a thrilling crowd-pleaser. Rinaldo dazzles with its expressive arias, like the plaintive “Lascia ch’io pianga,” one of the most popular soprano arias ever written. Rinaldo’s ...

Bayerisches Staatsorchester Plays Brahms and Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/28/bayerisches-staatsorchester-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

The Guardian called Kirill Petrenko, the Bayerische Staatsoper’s music director, “a conductor of huge talent and a person of absolute seriousness and complete commitment to the music he’s performing, as well as a musician of deep humility.” They also praised the “incandescent intensity ...

Bayerische Staatsoper Presents R. Strauss’s ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/03/29/bayerische-staatsoper-0700pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, set during the reign of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa, is a bittersweet tale of love lost and found. Sweeping waltzes, unsurpassed ensembles—especially the gorgeous final trio—and stunning orchestration bring Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s witty libretto ...

NY Philharmonic: CONTACT! at National Sawdust

National Sawdust 

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/contact-apr-02

80 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

CONTACT! returns to Brooklyn’s National Sawdust — “the sort of place that makes a new-music aficionado want to bring a sleeping bag and move in for a few weeks” (New York magazine) — for another season of “must-hear adventures” (The New York Times). —NY ...

Pianist Sir András Schiff Plays Bach, Beethoven and Brahms at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/03/sir-andrs-schiff-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

The fantasy, sonata, and suite are forms that inspired tremendous creativity in composers from Bach to Brahms. Mendelssohn’s Fantasia in F-sharp Minor unfolds in three movements, each imbued with simple, graceful themes. There’s nothing particularly English about Bach’s Suite No. 6, but it ...

NY Philharmonic: Salonen Conducts Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/salonen-conducts-beethoven-eroica-symphony

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts the Philharmonic in two of Beethoven’s most popular works: the Eroica Symphony, whose bold, majestic score ends on a note of triumph and exhilaration, and his Piano Concerto No. 3, a virtuosic showcase for Benjamin Grosvenor. Plus a World Premiere by Iceland’s Anna ...

Pianist Sir András Schiff Plays Schumann, Brahms and Beethoven at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/05/sir-andrs-schiff-0800pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Twisting threads of counterpoint, effervescent wit, and melancholy laments define the music that spans Bach to Brahms on this program. Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in B Minor are sublime, while the poignant tone and opening theme of Mozart’s Rondo in A Minor prefigure Chopin. Forlorn episodes ...

Manahan Leads American Composers Orchestra In World Premieres at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/06/american-composers-orchestra-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Now in its 40th season, the American Composers Orchestra continues to perform concerts that “are always fascinating … frequently exhilarating forays into recent music—or music that was written decades ago but is still fresh” (Newsday). At the vanguard of new music, this outstanding ...

NY Philharmonic: Saturday Matinee: Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/saturday-matinee-beethoven-eroica-symphony

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

A Saturday afternoon in spring couldn’t be more thrilling than hearing Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, whose bold, majestic score ends on a note of triumph and exhilaration. The concert starts more intimately with chamber music performed by Philharmonic musicians. Afterwards you’re invited to ...

NY Philharmonic: Very Young People’s Concerts: ‘Make-Believe’ at Merkin Concert Hall

Kaufman Music Center | Merkin Concert Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/very-young-peoples-concert-apr8-9

129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023

Music inspires our imaginations! Come explore how music helps us to pretend and takes us to far-away places. —NY Philharmonic PROGRAM To Be Announced ARTISTS Musicians from the New York Philharmonic Rebecca Young Host Doug Fitch Designer, Director Cover photo: Cover photo: Very Young People’s ...

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